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Old 08-20-2014, 10:20 PM
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Default Re: How to Maintain a Motorised Bicycle

I'll also agree on torquing everything with a torque wrench, it's just too easy to over torque stuff and snap bolts or strip threads, Harbor freight sells one that's perfect for these at a really decent price.
I also like to use the Blue locktite on stuff to keep the bolts and nuts from working their way loose since everything needs to be torqued at fairly low values.
Helicoils are also a really good idea for all the areas that have aluminum threads since the helicoils won't wear out like the aluminum will, but like mentioned above, you still don't want to over torque and have to replace a helicoil.
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