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I lost one a few months back..fast forward had to order those. Had to buy the pair. These are for the big shots. Only needed one ... $70.00 shipped for the one taking up space. This is half of what I paid for the pair.
 

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I lost one a few months back..fast forward had to order those. Had to buy the pair. These are for the big shots. Only needed one ... $70.00 shipped for the one taking up space. This is half of what I paid for the pair.
You never know when you might need a spare.
 

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You never know when you might need a spare.
Amen, I coated some permanent lock tite on it. I hopping one and done. No big deal if it sells or not. If you know anyone who could use a complete R Seat let me know it's free just pay to ship. I rescued it from being thrown out. It's in excellent shape .I think it came off the 1800. I have the C model.
 

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The RED Loctite? It is more permanent than the BLUE, but RED releases under high heat. BLUE doesn't. Yet RED is used on the disc rotor bolts, which can get pretty hot sometimes. There is supposedly a GREEN Loctite, but I have no knowledge or experience with it.
 
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The RED Loctite? It is more permanent than the BLUE, but RED releases under high heat. BLUE doesn't. Yet RED is used on the disc rotor bolts, which can get pretty hot sometimes. There is supposedly a GREEN Loctite, but I have no knowledge or experience with it.
Darn, thx for the info. It's got red on it now. Will have to check before every ride.
 

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Darn, thx for the info. It's got red on it now. Will have to check before every ride.
As far as the bike, I generally use BLUE with success.
 
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I do also ,just ignorant on the use of permanent. The tips never have to be removed. It won't take much effort to check anyway, since I check the tires every ride.
I had to take my tip off to repack the exhaust. I actually just wrapped the perforated tube with header wrap (so basically it is a straight pipe now).
 

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I had to take my tip off to repack the exhaust. I actually just wrapped the perforated tube with header wrap (so basically it is a straight pipe now).
I second this. Baffles can become loose and rattle, and to fix or replace may involve removal.
 

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Eeep. Red loctite comes off with heat? Didn't know.
Will need to re-do a lot of bolts with blue loctite. Ugh. Might as well. It's 30-some F outside. Not riding anyway. Waiting for the weekend, hoping for 70s again.
 

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I can heat up the screw with propane torch if I have to remove that tip. I guess that would be the best way.
 

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Eeep. Red loctite comes off with heat? Didn't know.
Will need to re-do a lot of bolts with blue loctite. Ugh. Might as well. It's 30-some F outside. Not riding anyway. Waiting for the weekend, hoping for 70s again.
Don't panic, it releases under high heat, not normal heat. To be sure read up on its specs.
 
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