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bishopsfinger
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Sun Jun 30, 2013 6:23 pm

Hi all,simple question.Nyloc cylinder head nuts or not? My malossi 210 vibrates so subsequently everything loosens!

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Sun Jun 30, 2013 10:05 pm

No

Use a thick flat washer, good quality spring washer and a deep nut

Torque it up to 17lbs/ft

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Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:19 pm

Cheers mate

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Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:09 pm

try stover nuts or philidas nuts. both are all metal self locking nuts. http://www.orbitalfasteners.co.uk/en/ca ... tover-nuts

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Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:27 pm

Have you looked into why it's vibrating so much?
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Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:00 am

Standard or aftermarket crank?

Aftermarkets tend to be shite so if so good chance it's out of kilter.

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Wed Jul 17, 2013 8:31 am

use a flat washer, a spring washer, and I use 4 of the longer headcowling distance nuts instead of the normal nuts, torqued to 18 ftlbs.

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Wed Jul 17, 2013 8:54 am

as I understand it you should never use "Nyloks" or similar self locking nuts on studs that are in alloy. The nyloks/ self locking nuts can lock so tight that it unscrews the thread rather than just the nut.

As stated above- flat washer; locking washer; then plain nut.

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Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:01 pm

goldeneye wrote:use a flat washer, a spring washer, and I use 4 of the longer headcowling distance nuts instead of the normal nuts, torqued to 18 ftlbs.
and drill them them with 2mm holes both sides and use locking wire :!:
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Sun Jul 21, 2013 9:09 pm

Hi all and thanks for your help,found rogue cylinder stud,longer than the rest it had a dodgy thread atthecasing end and ws working loose

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