Originally Posted by WildAlaskan
weather is a bummer
today my front bolts vibrated out, and i stripped one of my rear mounts in the crank case. im gunna buy a drill and tap im thinking i wanna use larger mounting bolts any suggestions i was thinking 1/4 or 3/8. would 3/8 be too large how bout 7 or 8 mil.
also my cns is a pain to tune. me not knowing what im doin and all
Most folks up the size to 1/4". I don't think that there is enough metal to go up to 5/16 or larger. The wall thickness of the mounts gets to too thin at those sizes. Look up Al.Fisherman for alternative mounting tricks.
Also there is an excellent thread on tuning the CNS: