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      01-29-2013, 07:10 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by 1MOREMOD
How do you torque any of them properly seeing as they have 5mm hex key head?
One drop of red loctite on the bottom thread. Then just bottom the unthreaded portion into the hub. I just snug it, haven't had one come loose yet.

You can also jam two M12 nuts together but the front axle makes it a PIA.
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