Help Needed



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  • redrider650r

Posted October 04, 2003 - 11:31 AM

#1

I'm not sure if I posted this a while back, but I am having some difficulties with a few bolts on the pig. 1st bolt, the wheel adjuster bolts in the swingarm have rusted themselves in the swingarm, I got the left side out and I snapped the right side off pretty damn flush with the swingarm. I tried drilling out through the bolt and tried the EAZY-OUT, it broke off inside the hole in the bolt that I just drilled out. I gave that a break and tried to remove my rear fender and put on the new dual sport fender that I got the other day, sounds easy!!! NOT!! Bolt 2, one of 5 that holds the fender in place does not want to come out. It is on the top right part of the sub-frame. The bolt and the little insert thingie are turning at the same time. Can anyone please help with ideas on getting these bolts out???

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  • JR650

Posted October 04, 2003 - 02:57 PM

#2

my top right subframe bolt was similarly screwed. hose a bunch of panther piss (wd40) on it, then stick a straightblade screwdriver under it and try to pry the bolthead up while turning, it helps to reseat that little insert thing and it was enought that i could get my bolt out. as for the swingarm, can you get the ezout thing out? if you can, try again with a different brand, i have had motomaster ones snap while the cheaper ones from an auto parts store actually worked. I think the cheaper ones are softer and will twist first, break later.

  • redrider650r

Posted October 23, 2003 - 01:41 PM

#3

Problem fixed. I drilled a hole under the old hole with the swingarm bolt, and I drilled through the subframe where the bolt was tweaked holding the rear fender on, now using a bolt and nut in that area.





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