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Author Topic: serious problem....stripped seat...  (Read 1351 times)

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Offline lunkhead

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Re: serious problem....stripped seat...
« Reply #45 on: June 21, 2020, 12:14:16 pm »
Studs arenít a bad idea, but again, sorta need to get through to that other side which was difficult.

A stud goes in the exact same way and direction as a bolt. The only difference is that it has no head so you must lock two nuts together on it so you can torque it into the welded-on capnut's damaged threads. Remove the nuts and your done. The capnut stays intact.

If you make your stud from a long bolt, just screw it in and cut the head off. Done! On the undamaged side, you'll need locktite. There's no simpler way unless the protruding studs are preventing the seat from going on for some reason.
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Offline NY Andrew

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Re: serious problem....stripped seat...
« Reply #46 on: June 21, 2020, 01:54:15 pm »
Studs arenít a bad idea, but again, sorta need to get through to that other side which was difficult.

A stud goes in the exact same way and direction as a bolt. The only difference is that it has no head so you must lock two nuts together on it so you can torque it into the welded-on capnut's damaged threads. Remove the nuts and your done. The capnut stays intact.

If you make your stud from a long bolt, just screw it in and cut the head off. Done! On the undamaged side, you'll need locktite. There's no simpler way unless the protruding studs are preventing the seat from going on for some reason.
Oooooh shyyyyt I get what you guys mean now lol not sure why it took so long to get the stud reference. Thatís actually a really idea so long as the threads are still intact initially. Definitely keep that idea in the back of my mind. Thanks.
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Offline nicholasalipaz

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Re: serious problem....stripped seat...
« Reply #47 on: June 26, 2020, 05:10:30 pm »
I replaced mine with a quick release pin. No longer will I fight this damn seat and bolt to get this shit threaded in right. Also an added benefit is being able to pull seat without tools.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/ANqYu2vNWtU5sqV17

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Offline NY Andrew

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Re: serious problem....stripped seat...
« Reply #48 on: June 26, 2020, 09:59:55 pm »
I like that idea piece!! Link to purchase?

But doesnít that rattle?

You know actually I got a tool like that for work and it breaks at least once a year. Probably same design, thereís a little BB (ball bead) inside that eventually gives way the spring pops and itís game over.
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