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#143765 - 12/12/18 12:42 PM Non Permanent thread locking compound
Bush Pig Offline
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I'm reassembling the front shocks on my 1987 Serow and I need to apply non permanent thread locking compound to the bottom bolt. Since I'm taking practically the whole bike apart where else would one require to apply this stuff?
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#143769 - 12/12/18 06:25 PM Re: Non Permanent thread locking compound [Re: Bush Pig]
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You can apply it to any bolts that you think might vibrate loose. Not much does on these bikes. Maybe gear linkage pivot & rear brake pivot, just for reassurance.
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#143771 - 12/12/18 09:26 PM Re: Non Permanent thread locking compound [Re: Bush Pig]
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What he said. Do not use it on things that are sensitive to clamp load where not specified (cylinder bolts, head bolts, ...). The present of the compound can cause a significant change to the clamp load at the listed torque.

Blue loctite, not red.
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#143774 - 12/13/18 02:56 AM Re: Non Permanent thread locking compound [Re: Bush Pig]
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This Page at bottom has two PDFs on Loctite thread locking compounds. Might help with understanding thread locking and what compound is best for a given application. And they have a lot of compounds. Good luck.
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#143782 - 12/14/18 08:19 PM Re: Non Permanent thread locking compound [Re: Bush Pig]
Bush Pig Offline
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Thanks chaps. Ended up using a local one called Adlock. Same principle and a bit cheaper.
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