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Offline GSpot

Damm GS flickers...
« on: June 01, 2006, 02:34:12 pm »
Is there a decent way to secure these front flicker units on the R 1150 GS because the constantly vibrate loose and you can not get the freakin spanner in to tighen it properly

Help me please  (Oh and I don not want to sell the bike )
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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2006, 04:31:29 pm »

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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2006, 04:39:19 pm »
try some loctite, usually works for stuff that keeps coming loose
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« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2006, 06:15:35 pm »
Loctite them...!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Damm GS flickers...
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2006, 06:25:27 pm »
loctite it!
But Pasop!
I broke my flicker in two when i tried to tighten it! :shock:
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Damm GS flickers...
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2006, 07:57:29 pm »


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Re: Damm GS flickers...
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2006, 08:23:04 pm »
Quote from: "GSpot"
Is there a decent way to secure these front flicker units on the R 1150 GS because the constantly vibrate loose and you can not get the freakin spanner in to tighen it properly

Help me please  (Oh and I don not want to sell the bike )
Normaly there is some sarcastic comment   hahahahahaha


Yeah, loctite works, but make sure you clean the threads first with Acetone or you are wasting your time.

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« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2006, 09:54:22 pm »
Or brake cleaner if you have it.

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« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2006, 05:30:23 am »
LOCKTITE IS YOUR FRIEND!  8)
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« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2006, 08:09:08 am »
+1 on the cleaning even pratleys steel wont stick if the surface is not clean and oil free
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Damm GS flickers...
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2006, 01:20:27 pm »
Thanx to all that gave some input looks like Loctite wins
Do it the beemer style