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Axle Nut size

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Anyone know what size the axle hexagonal nut is on the front wheel?


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I think it's 12mm on the left 17mm on the right on c2s , you only need one of those , i use a long 12mm bolt [have used the brake caliper bolt before now also :) ]
if you have the std toolkit there should be a thin box spanner that fits [spark plug spanner looking ]

undo the two left hand axle retaining allen bolts , undo the 12mm axle nut half way or so , undo the two right hand allen bolts , tap the half undone axle nut inwards , undo rest of way and remove axle


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Excellent thanks Torgue! Getting new Pilot powers tonight and not sure or nut sizes. Thanks for the detail.


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Halfrauds have a socket that will fit perfectly, Its called an "Oil drain plug tool" 17mm i think (Measure twice cut once as they say)

The spark plug key was too soft to do the job for me....


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14mm on right hand side of bike if measured across the flats


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ninja9r wrote:14mm on right hand side of bike if measured across the flats
agreed it should be 12mm one side and 14mm the other,
i use drain plug sockets from halfords as they do them in 12, 14 and 17mm, the 17mm is used on the 9 somewhere i just cant remember what job its used for :?


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i just bought a tool on ebay 22mm....didn't realise the c1/c2 is different as the listing stated zx9r as one of the bikes it would fit. so it's a trip to Halfords now. cheers Chance .......and all the best to all on the forum

by the way beowulf do an excellent looking/sounding can for the zx9r 155.00 quid road legal with removable baffles oval or round


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chance wrote:
ninja9r wrote:14mm on right hand side of bike if measured across the flats
agreed it should be 12mm one side and 14mm the other,
i use drain plug sockets from halfords as they do them in 12, 14 and 17mm, the 17mm is used on the 9 somewhere i just cant remember what job its used for :?
17mm for the swingarm spindle.


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