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    Rust on shock bolts

    Is anyone else have a problem with their upper shock mounting bolts rusting? I notice that the upper shock bolts and lower shock bolts have rust on the tips of them.

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    i wouldnt consider that a problem... how do you clean your bike?
    RAH!

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    The frame was previously owned by someone else, so I have not cleaned the bike or even yet got a chance to ride it. I guess if I can't get replacement bolts from Sette, then I will go ahead and try to remove most of the rust and spray some anti-rust coating on the outside head of the bolts or something. It's not too attractive/nor comforting to see a nice rusty bolt head, lol.

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    coat it in mud and forgetaboutit

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    If the inners or the bolt (hex key area) are rusted, just put some flat blck touch-up pain inside. I use it all the time and looks better than rust. Other than that, go ride and forget about it.

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    Yea I need to just cover it up so it doesn't cause me to worry. Maybe I will go buy some anti rust paint and spray it on all the bolt heads for the rear.

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    Most likely surface rust. I wouldn't worry about it. Most bolts develop that over time.

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    If it's surface rust clean it off then use a q-tip and dab some chain lube in there. Works great to prevent surface rust in the future!

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