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post #1 of 33 Old 05-08-2017, 01:25 PM Thread Starter
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Is anyone losing their seat bolts?

When I took the bike out of hibernation a month ago I noticed that one of the rider seat bolts was missing (see pic). Weird... I ordered a replacement eventually.
It finally comes in and I start taking off my fairings only to realize that the other bolt was also no longer there, and nothing was securing the seat to the bike!

I understand losing one bolt, but two? And in such a short period of time as well. Short of putting threadlock onto the bolts every time I need to remove the seat I don't know what else to do. Anyone else experiencing this?
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post #3 of 33 Old 05-08-2017, 01:33 PM
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One of mine is stripped so currently only have one also
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I rode my tl1000 for a long time with no seat bolts lol. It didn't get ridden hard though
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I've often been told I've got a screw loose...

In all seriousness, in the last six months, I've lost one seat screw and two from the lower fairing.

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I stripped one so I ordered some spares a while ago. They're 1.75$ 92153-0489 BOLT,SOCKET,6MM

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I dont use bolts. I just glue my seat on.
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Yep, lost one recently and started using a temp bolt while I ordered a replacement, now I've lost the other one. Sigh.
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When i bought the bike a first 1000km i lose one bolt from the lower fairing. A month ago after 500km of trip i realize that one seat bolt is missing.
Seems is known issue..
Too many horsepower that cannot keep bolts at their place
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Both my seat bolts have been missing for about a year. Have only had the seat try to come up one time, was able to just scooch around until it went back in place.
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Both of mine are stripped. I just ran zip ties through the holes.
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I dont use bolts. I just glue my seat on.
I wanted to make a joke about you eating glue but nothing that I've come up with has the right punch.
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