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Old 01-04-2022, 09:53 PM
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Originally Posted by bcredliner View Post
Micro-encapsulated bolts have Loctite or similar on them. That's why the bolts are special. I re-use them but apply blue Loctite before doing so. Calipers are subject to lots of vibration, shocks and heating and cooling cycles. I wouldn't reuse them without a new application of Loctite.
Just for the sake of technicalities, I would say that if bolts are torqued to specification they would not necessarily need extra locking measure. The torque supposedly has already taken vibration into account. This is my pure guess.
Adding thread lock does no harm at all. I'll do that. Thanks.
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