Vespa Recommended Torque Settings

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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)