Torque Values and Tools

Honda Shadow VLX Torque Values, Tools, & Other Data

Click here for a quick view of commonly needed factory specified torque values for nuts, bolts, and connectors. For more information be sure to check out our Service Manuals. 

 

VT600C/CD VLX

TORQUE VALUES

 

Spark plug

14 Nm (1.4kgf-m, 10lbf-ft)

 

Crankshaft hole cap

15 Nm (1.5kgf-m, 11lbf-ft)

Apply molybdenum disulfide oil to the threads and
flange surface.

Timing hole cap

15 Nm (1.5kgf-m, 11lbf-ft)

Apply molybdenum disulfide oil to the threads and
flange surface.

Valve adjust cover

12 Nm (1.2kgf-m, 9lbf-ft)

 

Valve adjusting screw lock nut

23 Nm (2.3kgf-m, 17lbf-ft)

Apply oil to the threads and
flange surface.

Oil drain bolt

Pre 98: 34 Nm (3.5kgf-m, 25lbf-ft)

After 98: 30 Nm (3.1kgf-m, 22lbf-ft)

 

Oil filter cartridge

10 Nm (1.0kgf-m, 7lbf-ft)

Apply oil to the threads and
flange surface.

Vacuum plug (pre 98)

3 Nm (.33kgf-m, 2.4lbf-ft)

 

Rear axle nut

 88 Nm (9.0kgf-m, 65lbf-ft)

Note 8

Side stand pivot bolt

10 Nm (1.0kgf-m, 7lbf-ft)

 

Side stand lock nut

 Pre 98: 29 Nm (3.0kgf-m,    22lbf-ft)

 After 98: 30 NM (3.1kgf-m,   22lbf-ft)

 

Crank Case cover bolt

12 Nm (1.2kgf-m, 9lbf-ft)

 

 

 

 

TOOLS

 

 

Carburetor float level guage

07401-0010000

 

Pilot screw Wrench

07LMA-MT8010A

with 07PMA-MZ2011A

Vacuum guage

07404-0030000

or 07LMJ-001000A

Valve spring compressor

07757-0010000

or 07957-3290001

Valve adjusting wrench

07908-KE90000

or 07908-KE90100 (USA only)

Oil filter wrench

07HAA-PJ70100

 

Spoke wrench

07JMA-MR60100

or equivalent commercially available

Vacuum gauge

07404-0030000

or 07LMJ-00100OA (USA only)

Drive chain tool set

07HMH-MR10103

or 07HMH-MR701B (USA only)

 
 
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