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Any more info available on the tool needed to hold the pulley whilst torquing the bolt? I assume bike being in 1st gear and rear brake applied isn’t sufficient?
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I did it in gear with rear brake without any issues
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I did it in gear with rear brake without any issues
ok that’s good to know, thanks! Did you go for this $100 ARP bolt, or just a higher grade generic one?
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ARP 2561001 Pro Series M12 x 1.5"... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001O05UGY...p_mob_ap_share
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So is this a common issue? Just bought my 500 and have a bit over 1000 miles. Should I check the torque on this bolt now?
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What is the size of the socket to be used for the bolt? Is it a specialty socket as well? Thanks
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I belong to a facebook group for the streets, and this problem is turning into an epidemic, most people are using ARP 156-2501 bolt as,a replacement american racing products, it is originally for a ford 4.6l but is exact size for our streets, ironically mine snapped after getting new tires at the dezlership as well....i almost thinknits time for a class action lawsuit, well over 20 people that i know of have had this happen . 4 hours labor is spalling as well ,drop the tore loosen up swing arm bolt install belt push swingarm bolt back in place. Torq done.new belt is 178.00 dollars.
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So I just bought the bolt(ARP-156-2501), is it a simple matter of removing the existing bolt and installing the new bolt to torque specification? Or is there something unique about the installation that I need or should know?
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