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Torque And Locking Agent - Kawasaki KX125 1990 Service Manual

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GENERAL INFORMATION 1-11
Torque
and
Locking Agent
Tighten
all
bolts
and nuts
to the proper torque
using
an accurate
torque wrench. 1f insufficiently
tightened
,
a bolt or nut may become damaged or fall
off.
possibly resulting in damage to the
motorcycle
and
injury to the
rid
er.
A bolt or nut
w hich
is overtightened
may
become damaged
,
strip
an internal thread
.
or break and then fall
out.
The following table lists the tightening
torque for the major bolts and
nuts, and
the parts
requiring
use of
a
non-permanent
locking agent
or liquid
gasket.
W hen checking
the tightening torque
of
the bolts
and
nuts
,
first
loosen
the bolt or nut by
half
a
turn and then
ti
ghten
to
specified
torque
.
Letter used in the
" Rema rks" column
mean:
L
Apply
a non-permanent locking
agent
to
the threads
.
L
G
Apply liquid gasket
to
the threads
.
5
Tighten the fasteners
fo
llo
wing
the
specified
sequence.
..
Left-hand threads.
Torque
Fastener
N-m
kg-m
ft-Ib
Remarks
Fuel System
Rear Frame Mounting
Bolt
s
26
2.7
20.0
Cooling
System:
Water Pump
Impelle
r
Bolt
6.9
0.7
61
in
-Ib
Coolant
Drain
Plug:
Water
Pump
Cover
15
1.5
1
1
Cylinder
(KX250)
9
0.9
78
in-Ib
Engine Top End:
Cylinder
H
ead
Nuts
25
2.5
18.0
Cylinder Nuts:
(KXI25)
25
2.5
18.0
(KX250)
34
3.5
25
Engine Bracket Nuts: Engine
side
26
2.7
20.0
Frame
side
34
3.5
25
Exhaust
Va lve
Operating
Lever
Nut: (KXI25)'
8.3
0 .85
74
in-Ib
(KX250)
9.8
1.0
87
in-
Ib
Operating
Rod
Left Side
Plu
g
(KX250)
15
1.5
1
1
Engine Right Side
:
External Sift Mechanism
Return Sp ring
Pin
22
2.2
16.0
L
Clutch
Spring Bolts: (KX125)
9.3
0 .95
82
in-Ib
(KX250)
8.8
0.9
78 in
-Ib
Clutch
Hub
Nut: (KX
1
251
88
9
65
(KX250)
98
10
72

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