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Old 02-26-08, 08:48 PM   #1
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Old Shimano crank torque?

I'm reassembling my Shimano 600 "Arabesque" cranks (circa 1980) and I was curious if anyone knew how many inch-pounds I'm supposed to put on these bolts. I was going to wing it, but I have access to a very nice torque wrench if need be.
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set your torque wrench for "good and tight"
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Sounds good, will set it two notches below "stripped" then.
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set your torque wrench for "good and tight"
Yep, those cranks predate specified torque values. It's a wonder we lived through it.
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I have never had trouble with 35-45 ft-lbs on those. Trouble without torque wrench.
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I actually prefer the "tight enough" setting on this one.
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