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safety check

drtj2010-08-09 15:37:41 +0000 #1
I am doing some PM on the brute today. I went to take off my front tire and seen I was missing 1 lugnut & the other 3 were a little bit tighter than hand tight. So I ask you as soon as you get done reading this post to do a safety check on your bike. I by no means am a big safety person. But I got to thinking that yesterday I was riding my little boy on it. Could have turned out bad.
08GreenBrute2010-08-09 15:41:08 +0000 #2
good idea to check every once and a while, i had that happen to me one time but luckily i felt the tire start to wobble a little bit.
phreebsd2010-08-09 15:58:23 +0000 #3
i've never had this problem on the brute thankfully.

good idea to inspect the machine every now and then.
Bootlegger2010-08-09 16:32:16 +0000 #4
Great Idea
walker2010-08-09 16:02:18 +0000 #5
i've lost a few lug nutz before i always carry spares..
nmkawierider2010-08-09 16:44:35 +0000 #6
Nothing like applying the correct tork plus a pound or so. Don't forget to check the tierod end's nuts on your safety shakedown. Its a bad thing to loose steering too.

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