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Does anyone have a picture of how they safety wired their steering stem nut? Did a search and couldn't find it. After 25 years of riding had one come loose on me last weekend, so I figured I could use the extra security. I loctite it, but don't know what happened. I searched around tt but couldn't find any pics.

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you would need to drill a hole on the corner. then need a point to safty ty it to the clamp..

safty wiring is not designed to keep a bolt torqued its only there to prevent it from coming off..

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Safety-wiring looks cool, but is a major hassle. I only do it on my grips.

The steering stem nut should be torqued to 100 Nm, which is very tight for an aluminum nut. Use a torque wrench and all will be good.

I also clean all parts good, then put a small amount of oil on the threads and on the washer. This ensures the torque goes in the thread, and not being lost to friction elsewhere.

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you would need to drill a hole on the corner. then need a point to safty ty it to the clamp..

safty wiring is not designed to keep a bolt torqued its only there to prevent it from coming off..

I know it doesn't keep it torqued, but didn't want to lose it. It has only happened once in 25 years, I probably won't worry about it and just keep doing what I have been.

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clean threads and blue thread locker works perfectly on every fastener I torque. I personally like the gel thread locker and don't safety wire anything on a motorcycle except the grip under the donut.

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