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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-18-2008, 08:36 AM
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Hi Folks,

I've been looking at fitting some gold plated cylinder head covers tohis GL1800 for his birthday.

Can anyone tell me how to remove and replace them forhim and what torque setting the boltsshould be?

Many thanks and safe riding.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-18-2008, 11:37 AM
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Remove the following:[/align]
[align=left]– five rubber plugs[/align]
[align=left]– five socket bolts[/align]
[align=left]– cylinder head side cover[/align]
[align=left]– bolt and wire clamp[/align]
[align=left]– spark plug wires from clip[/align]
[align=left]– three rubber plugs[/align]
[align=left]– six socket bolts (left cylinder head cover)[/align]
[align=left]– five socket bolts (right cylinder head cover)[/align]
[align=left]– cylinder head cover[/align]
[align=left]Cylinder head cover bolt 12 N·m (1.2 kgf·m, 9 lbf·ft) (Top part of the cover)[/align]
[align=left]Cylinder head side cover bolt 10 N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 7 lbf·ft) (lower part of the cover)[/align]


Worked on the "big rigs" for 45 years now just riding my Wing whenever I can. Gets cold in Wisconsin.
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Fantastic, many thanks.
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