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n7188u
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PostSubject: Coolant drain plug torque   Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:51 pm

Does anyone know the torque spec for the coolant drain plug? I just bought the bike and want to change the coolant but don't have the service manual yet. I have found the procedure in this forum but I always like to tighten bolts to the specified torque is available.

Thanks,
Chris
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PostSubject: Re: Coolant drain plug torque   Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:19 pm

9 lbs-ft tork.
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PostSubject: Re: Coolant drain plug torque   Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:48 pm

Thanks a lot
Chris
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PostSubject: Re: Coolant drain plug torque   Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:46 pm

Tinman,

Just wanted to thank you again and follow up the fluid change. All went well and got brand new coolant on the bike.

I just got bought this bike a couple of weeks ago. Honestly, I was concerned about the purchase because the bike is a 2005 and looked like new but only had 1300 miles on it. Obviously it has been sitting for a long time which is not a good thing. But the bike looked pristine and ran great so I took the risk and bought it.

Upon getting home, I took it all apart Smile. It seems to be in very good mechanical order and besides a little rust in the fuel tank filler neck (tank is fine inside) and a couple broken plastic tabs in the body (promptly fixed), I can't find much evidence of problems due to the low use and old age.

I couldn't be happier, the bike is running phenomenal and took it on a long trip last weekend. No problems at all.

So thanks again for such a great and resourceful forum and I'm sure I will have some Q's for the experts in the future Smile

Regards,
Chris
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PostSubject: Re: Coolant drain plug torque   Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:50 pm

Your welcome, now go ride you Swing and start enjoying it for many many years to come. Smile
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