XR650R online manual error, pls read.

I was looking through the online 650R manual and came across a discrepency, it shows the downtube oil drain to be tightened to 29ft/lbs which seemed high to me, so I checked the factory small manual that came with the bike, it is a typo and the actual TQ is 19 ft/lbs, I know this doesn't mean much since that is likely a dry rating and even trying 19/ftlbs will likely strip it, I just did not want anyone who swears by TQ wrenches to try 29/ft lbs.

where is the online manual located?

My 02' owners manual says 20 lb/ft for the downtube drain bolt.

I tighten it until it's tight. Screw the manual.

I tighten it until it's tight. Screw the manual.

right on man.

I have the "offline" manual! :thumbsup:

I tighten it until it's tight. Screw the manual.
I usually go with tighten till it strips then back of a ¼...
I usually go with tighten till it strips then back of a ¼...

Me too!

Learned this technique in the Navy.

Me too!

Learned this technique in the Navy.

Air Force here...

Close enough for government work, we always used to say.

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