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What do you use LocTite (sp?) on?(6 posts)

What do you use LocTite (sp?) on?NewDayNewWay
Jun 16, 2003 11:35 AM
I'm starting to see the need for the stuff, at least for a few things. So far I've used the stuff on the screws on my cleats, and the small screw on my Sidi's that hold down the strap adjusting gizmo (one of those came out once also). Also, on the chain ring screws (the one's that screw the big chain ring to the small chain ring).

What have you used this stuff on?
Fender and rack bolts (nm)alansutton
Jun 16, 2003 1:04 PM
re: What do you use "Blue" LocTite (sp?) on?Akirasho
Jun 16, 2003 2:59 PM
... pivot bolt on Syntace Space Control levers...
... valve extenders (on top of teflon tape)...
... heel cap on Sidi G3 and G4 shoes...

Never needed it on cleats... and have heard that you have to be careful with the stuff near your Sidi straps as some formulations attack the plastic directly.

Be the bike.
rear derailleur roller bolts (nm)Steve Young
Jun 16, 2003 4:37 PM
I've not had things loosen, so I don't use itKerry
Jun 16, 2003 5:09 PM
Others strongly recommend it. Seems to be a philosophical issue as much as a mechanical one.
re: the magnetschimanski
Jun 17, 2003 10:57 AM
Flight Deck spoke magnet was rattling just a little bit inside its metallic "cage" and to me it was a major distraction.
A drop of LocTite and it's been silent ever since.