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Author Topic: Top Clamp Mod From Caffe Style  (Read 867 times)

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Offline lunkhead

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Re: Top Clamp Mod From Caffe Style
« Reply #30 on: June 12, 2020, 12:44:14 pm »
I forgot about these. Some Yamaha water vehicles did it this way. Four 8mm bolts are used so the triple clamp needs to be strategically drilled and tapped. I'd also use Heli-coils or some kind of threaded inserts and back them all up with lock nuts underneath since the aluminum is soft and possibly too thin. If done right, it would be the most rigid way to go, second only to the one-piece cast together clamps. I'm pretty sure these are stainless steel so you can tighten the crap of them.