Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Torque and Locking Agent

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Periodic Maintenance / Torque and Locking Agent

The following tables list the tightening torque for the major fasteners requiring use of a non-permanent locking agent or silicone sealant etc.

Letters used in the “Remarks” column mean: AL: Tighten the two clamp bolts alternately two times to ensure even tightening torque.

G: Apply grease.

L: Apply a non-permanent locking agent.

Lh: Left-hand Threads

MO: Apply molybdenum disulfide oil solution.

(mixture of the engine oil and molybdenum disulfide grease in a weight ratio 10:1)

R: Replacement Parts

S: Follow the specified tightening sequence.

Si: Apply silicone grease (ex. PBC grease).

SS: Apply silicone sealant.

Torque and Locking Agent


Torque and Locking Agent


Torque and Locking Agent


Torque and Locking Agent


Torque and Locking Agent


Torque and Locking Agent


The table below, relating tightening torque to thread diameter, lists the basic torque for the bolts and nuts. Use this table for only the bolts and nuts which do not require a specific torque value. All of the values are for use with dry solvent-cleaned threads.

Basic Torque for General Fasteners

Basic Torque for General Fasteners


Specifications

Specifications


Specifications


Special Tools

Special Tools


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