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roywilson

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roywilson says:

BMW R1200RT torque settings

Thought I would take the plunge and carry out a service on my 2005 R1200RT which I have owned now for two years. Previously its been serviced by a main dealer which costs mega bucks. Doing it myself so far has been interesting and enjoyable.

Anyway  I have adjusted the rocker arm end play. The information about torque settings in my manual is a little vague. To avoid damage, can anyone please confirm the torque setting for the three bolts which secures the “shaft cap” which holds the rocker arm.

Also I believe the torque setting for  one cylinder head nut to this “shaft cap” is 20Nm, with a 1st stage setting angle-tighten 90deg  then a 2nd stage setting angle-tighten 90deg. Again can anyone please explain how this is done.

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paulderekjohnson

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Torque

Tighten the M10 nut to 20Nm,then retighten a further 90degrees (1/4 turn),then once again another 90 degrees,that's it.

The other bolts you'll have loosened need tightening up to 18Nm and no further.  I assume you have the end play setting of 0.05-0.4mm.  

Hope that helps

 

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roywilson

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roywilson says:

Torque

Thanks Paul, very helpfull. Have set end play to minimum about 0.05 - 0.08.

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paulderekjohnson

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No problem

Don't forget though,run it on 20W/50 oil.  I only say that incase anyone tells you to run it on a fully synthetic low viscosity oil that's all.

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