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Stripped front caliper hole

Had stripped threads on both Left and Right Caliper from use of loctite. Used Timesert (16.2mm long) inserts and they went in real easy -- these are now the spare calipers in the trailer. Use anti seize on the new calipers and a slightly lower torque (you get the same clamp load with 5-10% less torque using anti seize) with no issues.
 

Grant 302

basic and well known psychic
Hate to dig this one up, but it seems there haven't been a lot of (new) issues with stripping the caliper threads. I've still been sticking to locktite and the caliper threads are still taking 85 ft-lb. No visible issues with galvanic action.

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Calipers are looking old and the powdercoat is peeling in the center. I'll probably retire these at the end of this fall/winter track season.
 

TymeSlayer

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Must be an optical illusion because the bolt in the second picture looks like it cracked right where the loctite on the threads ends.
 

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