Torque Values and Tools

Honda Shadow 750 Torque Values, Tools, & Other Data

Click here for a quick view of commonly needed factory specified torque values for nuts, bolts, and connectors on a bundle of VT750 Shadow motorcycles including the chain driven ACE and DC Spirit, the shaft driven Aero, C2 Spirit, and Phantom, and the new chain driven Shadow RS as well. For more information be sure to check out our Service Manuals. 

 

VT750DC/CD Spirt & ACE

TORQUE VALUES

 

Spark plug

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

 

Crankshaft hole cap

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

Apply grease to the threads and
seating surface.

Timing hole cap

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

Apply grease to the threads and
seating surface.

Valve adjusting screw lock nut

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

Apply oil to the threads and
seating surface.

Oil drain bolt

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

 

Oil filter cartridge

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

Apply oil to the threads and
seating surface.

Vacuum plug

93 Nm (9.5kgf-m, 69lbf-ft)

 

Rear axle nut

49 Nm (5.0kgf-m, 39lbf-ft)

U-nut.

Side stand pivot bolt

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

 

Side strand lock nut

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

 

Overhead cover bolt

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

 

 

 

 

TOOLS

 

 

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 attachment

07510-3000200

or 07LMJ-00100OA (USA only)

Vacuum gauge set

07LMJ-001000A

or M937B-021-XXXXX (USA only)

Drive chain tool set

07HMH-MR10103

or 07HMH-MR701B (USA only)

 
 

 

 

VT750C - Aero

TORQUE VALUES

 

Spark plug

16 Nm (1.6kgf-m, 12lbf-ft)

 

Crankshaft hole cap

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

Apply grease to the threads and
seating surface.

Timing hole cap

9.8 Nm (1kgf-m, 7lbf-ft)

Apply grease to the threads and
seating surface.

Valve adjusting screw lock nut

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

Apply oil to the threads and
seating surface.

Oil drain bolt

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

 

Oil filter cartridge

26 Nm (2.7kgf-m, 19lbf-ft)

Apply oil to the threads and
seating surface.

Oil filter boss (crankcase side)

18 Nm (1.8kgf-m, 13lbf-ft)

Apply locking agent to threads.

Alternator Cover Socket Bolt

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

 

Air Cleaner cover socket bolt

2.0 Nm (0.2kgf-m, 1.4lbf-ft)

 

Final drive oil filler cap / drain bolt

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

 

Front axle bolts

59 Nm (6.0kgf-m, 44lbf-ft)

 

Front Fork axle pinch bolts

22 Nm (2.2kgf-m, 16lbf-ft)

 

Fork center socket bolt

 29 Nm (3.0kgf-m, 22lbf-ft)

Apply locking agent to the threads

Rear axle nut

 88 Nm (9.0kgf-m, 65lbf-ft)

U-nut

Rear axle  pinch bolt

 26 Nm (2.7kgf-m, 20lbf-ft)

 

Side stand pivot bolt

 9.8 Nm (1kgf-m, 7lbf-ft)

 

Side stand pivot lock nut

 29 Nm (3kgf-m, 22lbf-ft)

 

Side stand bracket bolt

 49 Nm (5kgf-m, 36lbf-ft)

 

Muffler mounting bolt

 26 Nm (2.7kgf-m, 20lbf-ft)

 

Delete

 44 Nm (4.5kgf-m, 32lbf-ft)

 

Muffler bracket bolt

 44 Nm (4.5kgf-m, 33lbf-ft)

 

Exhaust pipe joint nut

 25 Nm (2.5kgf-m, 18lbf-ft)

 

5mm bolt and nut

4.9 Nm (0.5kgf-m,3.6lbf-ft)

 

6mm bolt and nut

 9.8 Nm (1.0kgf-m, 7lbf-ft)

 

8mm bolt and nut

 22 Nm (2.2kgf-m, 16lbf-ft)

 

10mm bolt and nut

 34 Nm (3.5kgf-m, 25lbf-ft)

 

12mm bolt and nut

 54 Nm (5.5kgf-m, 40lbf-ft)

 

5mm screw

 3.9 Nm (0.4kgf-m, 2.9lbf-ft)

 

6mm screw

 8.8 Nm (0.9kgf-m, 6.5lbf-ft)

 

6mm flange bolt (8mm head, small flange)

 9.8 Nm (1.0kgf-m, 7lbf-ft)

 

6mm flange bolt (8mm head/ large flange)

 12 Nm (1.2kgf-m, 9lbf-ft)

 

6mm flange bolt (10mm head) and nut

 12 Nm (1.2kgf-m, 9lbf-ft)

 

8mm flange bolt and nut

 26 Nm (2.7kgf-m, 20lbf-ft)

 
10mm flange bolt and nut

 39 Nm (4.0kgf-m, 29lbf-ft)

 

 

 

 

VT750C2/C2B - Spirit / Phantom

TORQUE VALUES

 

Spark plug

18 Nm (1.8kgf-m, 13lbf-ft)

 

Crankshaft hole cap

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

Apply grease to the threads and
seating surface.

Timing hole cap

10 Nm (1kgf-m, 7lbf-ft)

Apply grease to the threads and
seating surface.

Valve adjusting screw lock nut

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

Apply oil to the threads and
seating surface.

Oil drain bolt

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

 

Oil filter cartridge

26 Nm (2.7kgf-m, 19lbf-ft)

Apply oil to the threads and
seating surface.

Oil filter boss (crankcase side)

18 Nm (1.8kgf-m, 13lbf-ft)

Apply locking agent to threads.

Alternator Cover Socket Bolt

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

 

Air Cleaner Cover Socket Bolt

1.5 Nm (.2kgf-m, 1.1lbf-ft)

 

Final drive oil filler cap / drain bolt

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

 

Front axle bolts

59 Nm (6.0kgf-m, 44lbf-ft)

 

Front Fork axle pinch bolts

22 Nm (2.2kgf-m, 16lbf-ft)

 

Fork center socket bolt

  29.5 Nm (3.0kgf-m, 22lbf-ft)

Apply locking agent to the threads

Rear axle nut

 88 Nm (9.0kgf-m, 65lbf-ft)

U-nut

Rear axle  pinch bolt

 27 Nm (2.8kgf-m, 20lbf-ft)

 

Site stand pivot bolt

 9 Nm (0.9kgf-m, 6.6lbf-ft)

 

Side stand pivot lock nut

 30 Nm (310kgf-m, 22lbf-ft)

 

Side stand bracket bolt

 49 Nm (5kgf-m, 36lbf-ft)

 

Muffler stay mounting bolt

 27 Nm (2.8kgf-m, 20lbf-ft)

 

Muffler mounting nut

 44 Nm (4.5kgf-m, 32lbf-ft)

 

Muffler bracket bolt

 34 Nm (2.5kgf-m, 25lbf-ft)

 

Exhaust pipe joint nut

 25 Nm (2.5kgf-m, 18lbf-ft)

 

5mm bolt and nut

5.2 Nm (0.5kgf-m,3.8lbf-ft)

 

6mm bolt and nut

 10 Nm (1.0kgf-m, 7lbf-ft)

 

8mm bolt and nut

 22 Nm (2.2kgf-m, 16lbf-ft)

 

10mm bolt and nut

 34 Nm (3.5kgf-m, 25lbf-ft)

 

12mm bolt and nut

 55 Nm (5.6kgf-m, 41lbf-ft)

 

5mm screw

 4.2 Nm (0.4kgf-m, 3.1lbf-ft)

 

6mm screw

 9 Nm (0.9kgf-m, 6.6lbf-ft)

 

6mm flange bolt (8mm head, small flange)

 9 Nm (0.9kgf-m, 6.6lbf-ft)

 

6mm flange bolt (8mm head/ large flange)

 12 Nm (1.2kgf-m, 9lbf-ft)

 

6mm flange bolt (10mm head) and nut

 12 Nm (1.2kgf-m, 9lbf-ft)

 

8mm flange bolt and nut

 27 Nm (2.8kgf-m, 20lbf-ft)

 
10mm flange bolt and nut

 39 Nm (4.0kgf-m, 29lbf-ft)

 
 
 
 
 
 

VT750RS Shadow RS

TORQUE VALUES

 

Spark plug

18 Nm (1.8kgf-m, 13lbf-ft)

 

Crankshaft hole cap

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

Apply grease to the threads and
seating surface.

Timing hole cap

10 Nm (1kgf-m, 7lbf-ft)

Apply grease to the threads and
seating surface.

Valve adjusting screw lock nut

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

Apply oil to the threads and
seating surface.

Oil drain bolt

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

 

Oil filter cartridge

26 Nm (2.7kgf-m, 19lbf-ft)

Apply oil to the threads and
seating surface.

Oil filter boss (crankcase side)

 

Apply locking agent to threads.

Alternator Cover Socket Bolt

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

 

Air Cleaner Cover Socket Bolt

1.5 Nm (.2kgf-m, 1.1lbf-ft)

 

Front axle bolts

59 Nm (6.0kgf-m, 44lbf-ft)

 

Front Fork axle pinch bolts

22 Nm (2.2kgf-m, 16lbf-ft)

 

Fork Socket bolt

  20 Nm (2.0kgf-m, 15lbf-ft)

Apply locking agent

Rear axle nut

 93 Nm (9.5kgf-m, 69lbf-ft)

U-nut

Rear axle  pinch bolt

 26 Nm (2.7kgf-m, 20lbf-ft)

 

Site stand pivot bolt

 9 Nm (0.9kgf-m, 6.6lbf-ft)

 

Side stand pivot lock nut

 30 Nm (310kgf-m, 22lbf-ft)

 

Side stand bracket bolt

 49 Nm (5kgf-m, 36lbf-ft)

 

Muffler stay mounting bolt

 34 Nm (3.5kgf-m, 25lbf-ft)

 

Muffler mounting nut

 34 Nm (3.5kgf-m, 25lbf-ft)

 

Muffler bracket nut

 27 Nm (2.8kgf-m, 20lbf-ft)

 

Exhaust pipe joint nut

 21 Nm (2.1kgf-m, 15lbf-ft)

 

5mm bolt and nut

 5.2 Nm (0.5kgf-m, 3.8lbf-ft)

 

6mm bolt and nut

 10 Nm (1.0kgf-m, 7lbf-ft)

 

8mm bolt and nut

 22 Nm (2.2kgf-m, 16lbf-ft)

 

10mm bolt and nut

 34 Nm (3.5kgf-m, 25lbf-ft)

 

12mm bolt and nut

 54 Nm (5.5kgf-m, 40lbf-ft)

 

5mm screw

 4.2 Nm (0.4kgf-m, 3.1lbf-ft)

 

6mm screw

 9 Nm (0.9kgf-m, 6.6lbf-ft)

 

6mm flange bolt

 12 Nm (1.2kgf-m, 9lbf-ft)

 

8mm head/ large flange and nut

 

 

8mm flange bolt and nut

 27 Nm (2.8kgf-m, 20lbf-ft)

 
10mm flange bolt and nut

 39 Nm (4.0kgf-m, 29lbf-ft)

 
 
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