Beedspeed

Recommended Torque Settings

For Vespa
 

V50, Primavera, PK -
P125X, PX125E, P150X, PX150E -
P200E, PX200E, T5 Mk. 1 & T5 Classic

Component

Foot Pounds
(LBF. FT.)

Cylinder head nuts - PK/PX125/150 (Standard) 9.5 to 13
Cylinder head nuts - PK/PX125/150 (Tuned) 13 to 15
Cylinder head nuts - T5125 & PX200 (Standard) 12 to 16
Cylinder head nuts - 200 (Tuned) 16 to 19
Exhaust system to port nut 12 to 16
Exhaust system to crankcase bolt 25 to 35
Exhaust pipe stub - 200 55 to 58
Crankcase securing nut 4.5 to 6
Gear selector box mounting nut 8 to 10
Kick start lever nut 16 to 19
Clutch centre nut 29 to 32
Input shaft nut 22 to 25
Carburettor sleeve nuts PX/P2/T5 10 to 13
Clutch cover bolts 4.5 to 6
Pick up mounting screw (If Applicable) 1.5 to 2
Flywheel nut 43 to 47
Stator plate screws 2 to 3
Starter motor bolts 7 to 9
Fan cowling screws 6 to 7
Spark plug - Short Reach 15 to 18
Spark plug - Long Reach 18 to 21
Steering column upper bearing lower nut 4.5 to 5
Steering column upper bearing ring top nut 36 to 44
Handlebars clamp  bolt 22 to 25
Slotted handle bar retaining nut - T5 40 to 47
Wheel rim nuts 14 to 16
Front wheel hub nut 45 to 60
Rear wheel hub nut 55 to 65
Front shock absorber damper plate to steering column 14.5 to 19.5
Front shock absorber upper retaining nut 21 to 29
Front shock absorber lower retaining nut 14.5 to 19.5
Rear shock absorber engine to chassis bolt 25 to 30
Rear shock absorber lower damper nut 9.5 to 16.5
Front brake calliper banjo bolt 10 to 14
Front brake calliper bleed screw 7 to 8.5
Front brake calliper mounting bolts 14.5 to 18
Front brake master cylinder banjo bolt 5.5 to 9
Front disc mounting bolts 3.5 to 4.5

These settings vary from manual to manual, website to website.
We have used the averages from these and our own first hand experience over many years.

Conversion Chart

1

Pound Force Per Foot (LBF. FT.)

is equivalent to

1.3558

Newton Meter (Nm)

0.1383

Kilogram Force Meter (Kgfm)