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Honda Fourtrax 300 swing arm bolt came off

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I was driving down the road with my Honda Fourtrax 300cc when one of the bolts came off the swinarm. And i got two new bolts comeing to put on it and when i put it back together should i use locktite on the threads so the bolts don't come off again or what should i do.

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Yes, I would use red Loctite on the swingarm nut. Also make sure that the nut is torqued down properly. I had the same thing happen, and I almost lost the swingarm, after the nut fell off, the bolt worked itself almost half way out. I was running wide open if 5th gear down a paved road, when I stopped, I saw the swingarm bolt sticking out. I got a new nut, and put plenty of red Loctite on the bolt, hasn't come loose since, and this is on a CR 500 powered quad that vibrates parts off constantly.

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Like DD said..Locktite works wonders, but make sure that you are not using an old crush nut if equipped with one. If it is, replace that nut.

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well when the bolt came off it was raceing down the road and i did not seen where it stop and when i took the swinarm off to rebuild the engine i replace the bearings i put grease zerks on it because the grease was like engine sludge

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