Originally Posted by xlite
Stripped hardware is common because noobs don't know about stubby rachets and thread locker. Also note that mounting straps made of thin metal are asking for trouble.
There's nothing wrong with stock chinese hardware if installed properly. Of course patriots and profiteers will disagree.
I knew we would disagree sooner or later!
I have only had issues so far with the exhaust threads. Barley even had it hand tight before it stripped.