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spidertrax Loctite

Discussion in 'ToyTec Lifts' started by big hunter, May 28, 2010.

  1. May 28, 2010 at 5:39 AM
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    big hunter

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    Got a new set of spidertrax spacers and do i need to put loctite on the lugnuts any info welcome
     
  2. May 28, 2010 at 8:30 AM
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    Don't know if this is the right subforum for your question, but I'd be interested as well since my spidertrax spacers are in the mail to me :)
     
  3. May 28, 2010 at 8:43 AM
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    I have read that some recommend the use of blue loctite on there spidertrax spacers when installing.

    I personally purchased a set of All-Pro spacers and when I picked them up i asked this same question. They did not recommend the use of loctite with there spacers. They did however recommend re-torquing them after 10 miles and to recheck them every 10 miles until re-torquing was not needed. I found that on my particular application there wasn't a need to re-torque as they hadn't loosened at all.

    I still check them when rotating tires and still havn't found the need to re-torque.
     
  4. May 28, 2010 at 8:44 AM
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    locktite on the original lugs, they will be the lugs holding the spacer to the hub.
     
  5. May 28, 2010 at 8:45 AM
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    X2. Def use some loc-tite on those lugs.
     
  6. May 28, 2010 at 10:34 AM
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    Let's add a dumb question: How do you break the loctite? I thought that stuff was forever (as in, f'ing hard to undo).
    Also, I guess I'll have to get a torque wrench when my spacers come in Tuesday.
     
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    18" breaker bar does the trick. Locktite holds the nut in place but will not permanently weld it to the stud.
     
  8. May 28, 2010 at 11:38 AM
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    Blue Loctite is serviceable.
     
  9. May 29, 2010 at 10:16 PM
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    thanks guys
     
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