Top End / Head bolts replacement?

4 replies to this topic
  • czechalien

Posted August 07, 2010 - 06:56 AM


Hi Guys,
Do i have to replace / buy new head bolts when doing a top end?\


  • grayracer513

Posted August 07, 2010 - 10:11 AM


The manual doesn't call for it, but if it's the second or third retorque, it's not a bad idea.

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  • czechalien

Posted August 07, 2010 - 11:51 AM


thx much, it's the first top end on this bike.

  • kawasakimx8

Posted August 07, 2010 - 11:56 AM


ive had my head bolts off 3 times, and torqued 3 times, when i rebuild it this winter, ill use new ones.

  • czechalien

Posted August 07, 2010 - 05:30 PM


thanks guys for your answers:thumbsup:

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