Another technical issue to look out for.

Discussion in 'Frame Mounted Engines' started by rcjunkie, May 13, 2007.

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  1. rcjunkie

    rcjunkie Guest

    I had to adjust a clutch on a bike the other day and when I pulled the cover, the screw that holds the small drive gear was loose. This explained the rattling noise the engine made on occasion.

    Another loctite recommendation for you folks to improve reliability.

  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

    You're saying the giant slot head screw was loose? I couldn't budge mine, so it won't get loctited....yet.
  3. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    i'll be checking the gear-lube soon & i'll be sure to have a look at that screw while i'm in there. thanks, rc-dude 8)
  4. rcjunkie

    rcjunkie Guest

    yep, the giant slot head screw.
  5. thatsdax

    thatsdax Guest

    Do not do it.

    Never Use loc tight on these little motors...
  6. Guest

    Guest Guest

    You're kidding right?
  7. Dockspa1

    Dockspa1 Guest

    Dax, why wouldn't you use blue loc tight? :???:
  8. JosephGarcia

    JosephGarcia Guest

    yeah, loctite is first rule we tell ANYONE about installing these motors. Whats wrong with a solution that keeps bolts from vibrating loose? nothing is getting inside the engine, you gotta be kidding...
  9. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I can see where using red may cause the threads to be removed from the block in some cases.... :p