Anti-seize and torque values?


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Anti-seize and torque values?

Postby Rusty Bike » Sat Jun 18, 2016 10:34 am



Honda specs torque values for most of the fasteners on our bikes. What happens to these values when anti-seize in used on the fasteners? With anti-seize, the friction is reduced on the threads which, in my mind, would let the bolt get more pressure on the assembly, due to lack of friction, before the specified torque value is reached. This may strain the fastener and it's threaded hole. See what I'm getting at here? Should torque values be reduced when using anti-seize??
Maybe I think too much! Thanks...Rusty
Found this: http://forum.ih8mud.com/threads/anti-se ... ts.604971/



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Re: Anti-seize and torque values?

Postby julimike54 » Sat Jun 18, 2016 12:16 pm

Yes reduce torque, unless torque is stated with oil or anti-seize.
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Re: Anti-seize and torque values?

Postby twocams » Sat Jun 18, 2016 1:25 pm

There is usually only a couple things I use anti-size on a motorcycle. One, spark plugs, cause I almosts stripped out a plug hole. On my first new car, 1973 Mazda RX3 ( Rotary Engine). And clutch and brake master cylinder screws.They seem to size up when not removed for a few months. And a turd to get out when the head is stripped out. :o Sometimes on metal/aluminum parts.

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Re: Anti-seize and torque values?

Postby geraldm » Sat Jun 18, 2016 7:07 pm

I agree with twocams ,, unless the threads are exposed to corrosion and moisture and rust what's the point .. It seems more often that people use blue locktite rather than anti seize .

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Re: Anti-seize and torque values?

Postby Dark Angel » Sat Jun 18, 2016 11:29 pm

Tight is tight is tight.


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