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brianrossy 2 Apr 2012 18:49

Really need new engine bolts to remount?
 
In the Suzuki DR650 manual it is suggested to replace the engine mounting bolts when remounting the engine in the frame. Is this really necessary or just precautionary? Is it critical?

Cheers,
Rossy.

skip 2 Apr 2012 21:56

Lock tight
 
Hi use the old bolts, if you are a bit worried about them comming undone stick a bit of lock tight glue on the threads, ive yet to have a problem. Skip

Nigel Marx 7 Apr 2012 21:49

I've never heard of an engine mount bolt that broke, unless it was not tight or there was accident damage.

Cheers bloke

Nigel in NZ

brianrossy 25 May 2012 00:52

Cheers gents,

I had 2 sets of bolts to choose from and both were in good condition. Just lock-tited them and they seat nice and happy :D


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