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    Loc-Tite vs. none?

    I had the rusty pivot bolt 'problem', and finally got around to replacing them - question on using loc-tite on these (linkage pivot bolts)- any issues/problems? Also, coming up on 1 year now - any recommendations on preventive maintenance? everything looked good & solid when I did the replacements...

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    Anti-seize

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    Yea, use some heavy grease on the threads and interfaces of the pivots to keep the water out of there. I use the real world cycles supercoat grease and I've never had issues.

    Rock 'n' Roll Super Coat Grease from Real World Cycling

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    I should have added, i have no idea how the engineers designed the tolarances but I would assume it was figured with a dry torque value. If you add lubricant you should reduce the torque by 15-20%. I just don't want to be responsible for someone stripping their threads.

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