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Rotor bolts

sheepshiftersheepshifter Posts: 115
edited April 2012 in MTB workshop & tech
Hi having taken my rotor off my fulcrum wheel on replacing one out off the six bolts wont tighten fully just keeps spinning.Should this be cross threaded any immediate problem, would it be ok with thread lock and left alone has the other 5 are fine.
PACE RC325.5 1x9

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  • yep, that is what i would do.
  • davewalshdavewalsh Posts: 587
    If I were you I'd look at getting it helicoiled, either buy a kit and do it yourself or get an engineering firm to do it for you. The strength of threadlock is nowhere near the metal that should be there !
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,802
    Not cross threaded (not any more) that stripped the thread, some threadlock will be fine, helicoiling I wouldn't bother with unless your running big (200mm plus) discs or riding Downhill.
    Current steed - Whyte T129, 2013 frame, mongrel Revelations, Giant dropper, Stans S1 wheelset. 12, Magura Trail Sport brakes, 1x11. 12.8Kg
  • xmadxmoexxmadxmoex Posts: 135
    You can run a car safely if you have to on 3/4 4/5 wheelnuts i'd say you should be safe with the one loose on.
  • njee20njee20 Posts: 9,613
    Be absolutely fine with only 5.
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