[T TBS R] Re: Speed Triple cams
- I ran into the same problem with my -2001 Bonneville. It showed that
the factory put Loctite tread-locking fluid to the bolts, and that
caused the bolt to stuck so hard so the hole insert came lose.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, jcatbert45
> >I ran into one of those last night when removing the mufflers toreinstalling
> >check for catalysts in the exhaust system (none). When
> >the bottom muffler, one of the threaded muffler inserts got crossthat
> >threaded, and now the insert rotates instead of allowing the bolt
> >tap to clean the threads) to engage. I hope a machinist can fix
> >for me before Friday, if not I can still mount it, it will justwith
> >vibrate somewhat.
> If your TBS exhausts mounts like the T-Bird; instead of messing
> the bolts on the exhaust, remove it with the clamp. On the TBird I
> take off the rear pegs and clamp assembly with the exhaust. If
> possible, leave those nasty bolts alone. They snap loose too easy,
> cross-threaded or not.
> - Jerry