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    Seat sliding rearward. Tips?

    I have a KS lev seatpost and I quite often have to loosen seat and re-position it forward as it slides back ever few rides.

    I am trying to think of doing something to stop the seat sliding on the rails. I have thought about some drops of thread lock on rails in clamp but want to see if anyone else has tried something different that worked first.

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    are you tightening to spec? read the bottom of page 6

    http://kssuspension.com/wp-content/u...72-OM-Web3.pdf
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    Quote Originally Posted by nauc View Post
    are you tightening to spec? read the bottom of page 6

    http://kssuspension.com/wp-content/u...72-OM-Web3.pdf
    Yessir. Thx for input tho. My buddy has same post and his does it too. I'll try some dabs of adhesive or locktight.

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    does he have the same seat/rails too?
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    next time it moves see if the bolt is still torqued to spec before loosening to readjust. if it is, then go tighter. if it's not, then just a tiny drop of loctite should do the trick.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nauc View Post
    does he have the same seat/rails too?
    No, which makes me rule seat out.

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    Never seen this on my 2 LEVs or any other seatpost. Torque harder till you're afraid of snapping the bolts. That's the worst thing that'll happen if they're over-torqued and they're easily replaced.
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    Try friction paste on the rails, works every time for me.
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    Known issue. If it's like mine, the clamps have now bent and it'll never work right again. I've tried getting new clamps out of KS, but no response. BTI now shows them in stock so I'm trying to find a place to buy them.

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