loose header after ride

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  • antfizzle

Posted August 04, 2012 - 06:26 PM


I have an 09 yz 450, and after every ride, I clean my bike and notice the header pipe is loose at the flange, I have torqued the nut and Allen bolt to spec everytime, but it always comes loose? Any ideas, rhank

  • 94cr rider

Posted August 04, 2012 - 06:28 PM



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  • Octanee

Posted August 04, 2012 - 07:42 PM


yep your going to have to use loctite, you wont need the red stuff, just the blue

my 450 and 426 seem fine with out it, but i had my snowmobile that the whole Y pipe fell off,! rattled all 8 bolts out, but some loctite and it was good after that and still is

  • antfizzle

Posted August 06, 2012 - 05:57 AM


Okay, I just put it back together using the blue loctite, thanks guys

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