The Aimpoint sight has a unique, knurled, adjusting knob which is turned finger tight
until a spring-loaded clamping mechanism slips at correct torque.
The correct assembly procedure for twin ferrule compression fittings is that the tube nut should be turned Ti of the turn from finger tight
position for tube sizes smaller than 14" and 6mm.
Inspection revealed a loose jam-nut, which was less than finger tight
, causing fuel to flow freely past the shutoff valve packing.
Place lids on the jars and close until just finger tight
Once you have the bracket in the position you want, tighten the knob finger tight
The standard barrel bushing is finger tight
and can easily be removed and reinstalled by hand without having to use a cheater bar on your bushing wrench.
Back off the nuts and tighten again, also only finger tight
Once you have it finger tight
use the allen wrench to turn the screw some more.
Now mount the spare wheel in position and again fit the top stud first finger tight
, turning clockwise.
Spray fine oil into the spark plug cavity and return the plug, screwing it in finger tight
Since 8 lb-in is not a lot, finger tight
is good enough.
It may only be finger tight
but this is enough to lead to bigger problems later.