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Old 01-28-2013, 08:01 PM   #7584
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Joined: Jun 2011
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Oddometer: 161
Originally Posted by CaptCapsize View Post
You can buy studs at Ace Hardware, that is where I got mine. The studs are held in with Red Locktite. You must apply heat to soften the locktite to remove the broken stud. I used a heat gun to heat the end of the fork. I also wrapped a wet rag around the fork to prevent heating the fork oil and components. With vice grips to loosen the stud, it is not a bad job to DIY, Get a torque wrench for future pinch bolt tightening. Check the other studs. The PO of my 2007 had stretched two studs almost to the breaking point.
aye aye captain welcome aboard (odometer 1) 1st quote is a helpful one!
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