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    Post Rear Brake Caliper Torque

    What is the torque setting on a 2011 RT rear brake caliper?
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    correction/update from earlier post.

    http://www.r1200gs.info/misc/torque.html
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    the caliper mounting capscrews (bolts) = 24 ft. lb.
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    He's asking about a Hexhead. I don't have specs here at home, but I think 24 ft-lb is too high.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AntonLargiader View Post
    He's asking about a Hexhead. I don't have specs here at home, but I think 24 ft-lb is too high.
    OK

    Then it is 30 newton meters = 22 ft. lb.
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    RepROM says:
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    24Nm=17.7 ftlb
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    The specs I find on the Internet are all over the board - but I buy the 18 ft. lb as posted. Sorry for the confusion.
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