13 yz450f rear brake pivot receiving hole in frame is stripped out


3 replies to this topic
  • colerlone

Posted July 03, 2016 - 12:46 PM

#1

My rear brake bolt always seemed to get loose easily, now its stripped. If the bolt was longer it could grab some threads but being that weird proprietary bolt, i dont think finding a longer one is an option. Should i try to jb weld it in? I dont see what else to do

  • Slow and Jerky

Posted July 04, 2016 - 03:27 AM

#2

I don't think JB weld is going to hold  for long. You will need to either Heli-coil it or get a Timesert steel insert. Timeserts are best, but Helicoil kits (or something like it) are generally more readily available.



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  • colerlone

Posted July 04, 2016 - 06:05 AM

#3

I thpught about deepening the hole in the lever itself because the threads are good deeper in my frame, or getting an aftermarket one that isnt as deep

  • Krannie McKranface

Posted July 05, 2016 - 02:36 PM

#4

My rear brake bolt always seemed to get loose easily, now its stripped. If the bolt was longer it could grab some threads but being that weird proprietary bolt, i dont think finding a longer one is an option. Should i try to jb weld it in? I dont see what else to do

 

Use a Helicoil or a Time-sert re-threader insert.







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