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    Anyone has an issue with Ripley's rear link top bolt loosening up

    Hey
    I have noticed that the top bolt keeps loosening up (look at the picture).
    I closed it tightly about a month ago when I first noticed it was like 90% open.
    Last week I was checking the bolts on the bike and it was open again.
    Is this a known issue? Should I tighten it up often?

    EDIT: Thinking about it I don't remember if it was the top or the bottom one.. anyone had issues with either one of them

    Thanks.
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    Have you tried putting anti seiz on the threads. Not sure if a loctite or anti seize. My bolts on my hd are snug tight without any thread locking compound.

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    No, I haven't.
    I just want to know if its something to worry about. I don't mind checking the bolt once a week.
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    Check page 44 of the Ibis instruction manual (on their website)

    Use loctite 242 on the threads and tighten to 4Nm. I'd recommend giving it a few hours to dry.

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    Yeah, I had issues with this after installing the GnarCore. Clean the bolt threads well w/ rubbing alcohol, apply loctite, let it dry and you'll be good to go.

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