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Offline Auldreekiebiker

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Torch Bolt Size
« on: September 20, 2018, 02:08:59 PM »
I am trying to find out the correct Torx driver for the bolt that is directly underneath the nose of the bike.
Want to mount a camera and need to change bolt to a longer size.
Please advise size of Torx head and length. Printed on the head of the bolt is bmw A2 if this helps.
Thanks in Advance.

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Re: Torch Bolt Size
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2018, 02:18:42 PM »

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Re: Torch Bolt Size
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2018, 02:38:48 PM »
I just had to take that off the other day. It's a T25. A short one. About an inch long.

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Re: Torch Bolt Size
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2018, 06:50:13 PM »
Great info, but do you know the thread pitch?

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Re: Torch Bolt Size
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2018, 07:21:16 PM »
*Originally Posted by Auldreekiebiker [+]
Great info, but do you know the thread pitch?

Sorry I don't know the thread pitch, but BMW has 3 different screws they use for the body work, all of them are the same diameter and thread, but have different length 'collars'. The screw under the beak has a short collar, so you may be good to use the Medium or Long collar screws. (there are long collar screws holding the bellypan on, and medium collar screws under the seat), Maybe you can try before you buy?

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Re: Torch Bolt Size
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2018, 07:24:01 PM »
Thanks

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Re: Torch Bolt Size
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2018, 07:24:42 PM »
*Originally Posted by Auldreekiebiker [+]
Great info, but do you know the thread pitch?

If you need to know the pitch, I'm sure Google will tell what the pitch of an M5 bolt is?

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Re: Torch Bolt Size
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2018, 11:15:08 PM »
"Torch bolt size"..???  :006:

Thread pitch will probably be 5mm x 0.8.

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Re: Torch Bolt Size
« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2018, 08:33:24 PM »
M5 0.8





 


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