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Old 05-06-2012, 06:33 PM   #407
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Originally Posted by drc42 View Post
A tip on these, last week in Mexico my ICO fell apart 10 miles in. The 4 small screws that hold the metal backing plate to the plastic body all vibrated loose. I would suggest a piece of tape over each screw to prevent it from backing out. I don't know if this is a common failure on these, this is my first ICO, but considering how quickly it happened I suspect I am not the only one.
This is not a common failure in my experience, and we've mounted many of them on race bikes and on rental bikes. The plastic is pretty "grabby" on the threads. Maybe they were the wrong screws???

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