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Torque Values

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Air-sprung 32mm Forks (FLOAT, F-SERIES, TALAS)

part description

torque values

in-lb

Nm

topcaps

220

24.86

preload/rebound knob screws

11

1.23

topcap to damper shaft insert

75

8.41

rebound adjustment insert screw

3

0.34

rebound piston bolt

50

5.60

base valve bolt

75

8.41

base valve assembly to cartridge tube

55

6.16

cartridge tube to seal head

55

6.16

bottom nuts

50

5.60

brake posts

80

8.97

disc brake hose guide M3 screw

8

0.90

air tank valve

40

4.52

valve core

4

0.45

rebound knob

4

0.45

Protune knob (X models only)

4

0.45

Coil-sprung 32mm Forks (Vanilla)

part description

torque values

in-lb

Nm

topcaps

220

24.86

preload/rebound knob screws

11

1.23

topcap to damper shaft insert

75

8.41

rebound adjustment insert screw

3

0.34

rebound piston bolt

50

5.60

base valve bolt

75

8.41

base valve assembly to cartridge tube

55

6.16

cartridge tube to seal head

55

6.16

bottom nuts

50

5.60

brake posts

80

8.97

disc brake hose guide M3 screw

8

0.90

rebound knob

11

1.23

36

part description

torque values

in-lb

Nm

topcaps

220

24.86

bottom nuts

50

5.60

disc brake hose guide M3 screw

8

0.90

air tank valve (FLOAT & TALAS models only)

40

4.52

valve core (FLOAT & TALAS models only)

4

0.45

preload knob (VAN model only)

4

0.45

rebound knob

11

1.23

compression tuning knobs (RC2 models only)

4

0.45

axle & axle pinch bolts

19

2.13

40

part description

torque values

in-lb

Nm

topcaps

220

24.86

bottom nuts

50

5.60

disc brake hose guide M3 screw

8

0.90

rebound & preload knob

11

1.23

compression tuning knobs (RC2 model only)

4

0.45

axle & axle pinch bolts

19

2.13

crown-steerer pinch bolts

65

7.28


use proper tools, supplies & kits · read all warnings · know oil volumes and inspection guidelines · know disc brake specifics for all Fox forks · know air shaft travel specifics for FLOAT and F-Series forks · use correct fork torque specifications