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post #16 of (permalink) Old 06-25-2019, 07:02 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by WildWilly018 View Post
Still fighting with this problem. About to pack in this riding season lol. New o ring and still leaks. Torqued to 22 ft/lbs as specs and broke bolt. Took alt off once again and got broken bolt out and got new ones and put in again. leaked again today. So sitting in garage with cardboard under. I am now doubting my abilities to fix it. Do they need to be torqued? What am I missing?
Have you checked the calibration of your Torque wrench lately. Could it be out of calibration....??

Torquing to specs (when applied correctly) and using the appropriate bolts should not break bolts.....!!
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