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Old 12-04-2012, 02:52 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by MotoMike View Post
Yeah, I use Anti-seize on nearly all of the fasteners and moving parts too... I still have been using a drop of the blue Loctite on a few of the nuts and bolts that rarely get taken apart... old habits die hard. I'm learning new tricks, though.
Yeah me too, till proven recently... (true story)-

You know how RC Helis have a billion little 1.5- 3mm screws that all have to be loctited, then loctite cleaned off & reapplied every time you adjust something (or fix epic spectacular and regular lol) crashes.

But they either strip the alloy thread on the way out anyway or cant be retightened.

I now Anti -seize (almost) everything lol, grub screws never strip, no messy threadlock where you dont want it, and everything comes apart with ease and you can fine tune stuff.

Even the sump bolt & washer cops a bit of Anti-seize.
axles, nuts, fork pinch bolts, lever pivots, gear shifter, sprocket shaft, any thread that is ever worked on.
In 20 yrs time whoever works on my cbr will love me for it haha.
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Old 12-05-2012, 12:36 AM   #12
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Thank you everyone for the responses! I ordered the nut from Motosport, but I picked up an 8mm nut from the hardware store to hold me over until it comes in. It's definitely 8mm. It's quite squeaky since it's not a flange.
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