Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Ontario, Canada
VSTAR 650 Custom Rear Axle Bolt Torquing?
Just torquing up my rear axle nut and according to 650 CC&D's Yamaha maintenance diagram it says to torque it at 67 ft/lbs. I have mine set and yes it is a ft/lbs torque wrench and it keeps tightening till the final drive is flush with the hub (Which I know isn't correct).
Just to be clear, I've torqued the 4 final drive mounting bolts to 51 ft/lbs prior to me doing the axle bolt.
Any suggestions/comments would be helpful as I do not know what I am doing wrong.
Also, the washers are on the axle bolt on either side of the outside of the frame, and the shim is in between the frame and the brake drum cover.
1999 Yamaha V-Star 650 Custom