03 head studs

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  • GMO397

Posted April 24, 2009 - 07:59 PM


I need to know the torque specs of the 2003 crf450 head studs. I can't find them in my Clymers manual. Thanks, Mitch.


Posted April 25, 2009 - 03:54 AM


Do you mean the head nuts? If so it's 43ft pounds. Make sure you lubricate the threads, or you could end up with a false torque. Also don't torque one nut all at once. Tighten them slowly and evenly in a criss cross pattern.

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  • GMO397

Posted April 25, 2009 - 10:49 AM


No I mean head studs. I recently replaced the case and I need to know what to torque the head studs to into the case. Thanks, Mitch.


Posted April 25, 2009 - 02:18 PM


I've replaced one once, but I used a pair of stud pliers and hand tighened it and used locktite.

  • rickwood

Posted April 25, 2009 - 02:40 PM


I've got the '02-'04 Honda Service Manual. No torque spec is given for the studs (at least that I could find). Just the value of 43 ft-lbs for the head nuts that go onto those studs.

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