Radiator

Discussion in 'Rocket III Roadster' started by sonny, Mar 11, 2018.

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  1. sonny

    sonnyLiving Legend

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    Just a heads up. Yesterday when i removed the radiator found all three bolts that hold the fan on to be very loose. The bottom bolt was about to fall out. Very disturbing. :(:(:(:(:(:(
     
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    EasTexRIIIUneasy Rider

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    Blue (medium) loctite is your friend! ;)
     
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    And if the thought of using the blue Loctite is still worrisome, use the purple. It will still do the job and will be even easier to break loose.

    bob
     
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    On any motorcycle check all nuts and bolts that you can every few months and yes a wee bit of loctite also helps.
     
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    You can not see these bolts unless the radiator is off. :(:(:(:(:(:(:(
     
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    I was out riding Saturday when I went to change down a gear and the lever was all floppy and soft.
    Needless to say I'm thinking crap, the gear change mechanism has fallen apart, motor out :(
    I look down and see the lever assembly floating around my boot.
    The bolt that the lever pivots on had come loose, so stuck in 3rd gear I reached down and screwed it back in place, pulled over and snugged it up then carried on riding greatly relieved that I didn't have to strip the Engine !
    This with the Roadster footrest assy.

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    A master exhaust builder you are but you suck at checking your gear linkage:eek::p:D
     
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    :(
     
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    ClavigerHP Junkie extraordinaire

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    Along a similar vein, I was getting onto the freeway a couple years back and went to click up into 3rd, and there's no toe pedal to upshift with, fell off the bar lol. Reached down a shifted into 3rd, got off and circled back to find my toe peg sitting in the middle of the on ramp (thankfully). I had just gotten all the works powder coated.
     
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    IshrubRetired and loving it!

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    It is all to do with age, as you get older, your nuts get looser! ;):D:eek::roll::roll:
     
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