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Re: [Shop-talk] nylocks

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Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] nylocks
From: Tim <>
Date: Sun, 25 Aug 2013 18:06:04 -0400 (EDT)
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Thanks all. I didn't even think about the heat coming off this wee 
beasty of a stroker. I bet  that is it. Lock nuts of some sort coming.

Thanks again!!

On Sun, Aug 25, 2013 at 1:20 PM, Tim wrote:

> On the linkage kit for my Weber carbs, there are nylocks that hold the 
> bolts that hold the dog bones to the linkage arms. Yesterday I lost 
> one of the nylocks and thus the linkage came loose. (A very scary 
> situation with an engine with less than 500 miles on it suddenly not 
> running very well!!! Thankfully it was easily diagnosed and fixed 
> enough to get home!)
> Has anyone ever experienced a nylock failing to hold or backing off? 
> These were new when they were installed.
> Since these connections need to be loose with no binding, should I go 
> with a couple jam nuts locked together on each bolt instead of nylocks 
> or just stick with nylocks and carry extras?
> Thanks
> tim
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