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before i go on, i just wanna appologize for making so many posts in a short time, but knowing that i am not the only one with this issue, i thought maybe i should start a new post to get more feedbacks and help.

a member and i are having trouble loosening up the bolts for the frame to add the sliders. we have gotten the spools and bar ends on, but are having a hard time with the bolt on the frame.

any help on getting these off would be greatly appreciated. thanks!


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I just ordered the kit so I haven't done anything to the bike but I know from working with other bikes that it's all about leverage. Get a torque wrench or something with a long bar to loosen the bolt. I usually have someone else hold a wrench on the nut so it doesn't move while I'm trying to break it.
 

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Maybe add a little heat of some type. I thought you weren't supposed to use your torque wrench for breaking/loosening stuff????????????
 

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OK torque wrench is a BAD idea...they are not supposed to loosen things. period. they are for specific leverage find a Breaker bar or stick a pipe over your ratchet and use that for leverage.


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Those frame bolts are pretty tight. Use a breaker bar to loosen, not a torque wrench. If you don't have one, use a pipe on the end of your ratchet for more torque to loosen them and don't strip them out. Only take one out at a time and put the slider & new bolt in. Don't take both bolts out at the same time. Don't want to drop your engine!
 

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Hi everyone, I'm trying to install some shogun frame sliders for my brother, does anyone know what torque setting the bolts for the sliders are? Ooops forgot to add that its a 2007 zx6r.

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Hi everyone, I'm trying to install some shogun frame sliders for my brother, does anyone know what torque setting the bolts for the sliders are? Ooops forgot to add that its a 2007 zx6r.

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33 ft-lbs, service manual pg 2-8.
 

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I need help I stripped the allen bolt on the right side of the bike trying to loosen it up. :banghead So now I don't know what to do. Any suggestion will be greatly appreciated? I'm so pissed at myself.
 

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I need help I stripped the allen bolt on the right side of the bike trying to loosen it up. :banghead So now I don't know what to do. Any suggestion will be greatly appreciated? I'm so pissed at myself.
If there is enough bolt sticking out, try a pipe wrench. You might get enough on it to break it free. There are some bolt extractors on the market as well.
 

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before i go on, i just wanna appologize for making so many posts in a short time, but knowing that i am not the only one with this issue, i thought maybe i should start a new post to get more feedbacks and help.

a member and i are having trouble loosening up the bolts for the frame to add the sliders. we have gotten the spools and bar ends on, but are having a hard time with the bolt on the frame.

any help on getting these off would be greatly appreciated. thanks!


Jack.
Heres my humble opinion...if you don't have one, get an 3/8" impact driver. It looks like a beefed up screw driver it has a ratcheting mechanisim inside that is activated when you hit the end with a hammer (they are available pretty much anywhere). Get all the tools you need ready. Take your bike out for a spin to get the engine nice and hot. Put the bike on a rear stand and pop both fairings off, use the impact driver to loosen both engine mounting bolts right away, but only remove one at a time. GL
 

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have you guys ever seen a frame slider on the right that looks like its been cut straight on part of it so they dont have to cut the fairing
 

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TripleS!xX, what is the nut with the four grooves behind the allen bolt? It looks like it's threaded with the allen.
Castle nut, holds the engine in place, DO NOT TOUCH.
 

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Finally went to Home Depot and got myself some irwin bolt-outs and it worked like a charm. Its crazy how easy it was to remove it with the bolt-outs, it only took like 30secs to take the bolt out.:clap So I'm glad now.

Thanks for everyones help.:rofl
 

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Finally went to Home Depot and got myself some irwin bolt-outs and it worked like a charm. Its crazy how easy it was to remove it with the bolt-outs, it only took like 30secs to take the bolt out.:clap So I'm glad now.

Thanks for everyones help.:rofl
I used the same ones after I couldn't find the recommended Craftsman bolt-outs here locally. Worked like a charm. And who doesn't need more tools right!! :mfclap
 

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I used the same ones after I couldn't find the recommended Craftsman bolt-outs here locally. Worked like a charm. And who doesn't need more tools right!! :mfclap
i was lucky and a guy at work had a whole set. Not that I didnt want more tools but I spent about $100 a few days earlier. I got a craftsmen torque wrench hex bit set and the 17mm socket and extender bar to put on my frame sliders. I didnt want to spend another $30 just for this one project. BTW the craftman torque wrench was on sale for $59.99, what a friggin good deal that was
 
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