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Honda Genuine Joint Nut

Discussion in 'Riding Gear and Bike Accessories/Parts' at netrider.net.au started by jasond, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. Hi,

    So my VTR 250 is missing 2 nuts from the exhaust system.
    Precisely the "Exhaust pipe joint nuts" 6mm.

    Been fruitlessly searching the net.

    Hoping for some help


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  2. Go to your local fastener specialist and ask them for some M6 nuts in stainless or brass and some 6mm flat washers and shakeproof washers. Put on the flat washers, then the shakeproof washers, then the nuts. Tighten firmly.
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  3. Is there something special about them? Can't just use a couple of M6 nuts?
  4. You'll possibly find something at a mower dealer or similar small motor service agent.
    They would be a standard thread, but longer than your standard M6 nut to ensure that they don't just fall off when they heat up and expand.
  5. The illustration in the parts diagram makes them look like they have a bit of a flange to spread the clamping force over a bigger area and not distort the pipe flange plate. Often those flanges also have some ramp things in them to stop the nut vibrating loose, hence my suggestion for some flat washers and shakeproof washers to go with plain nuts. You don't want normal steel nuts on exhaust systems as the corrosion and heating and cooling make them get rusted on and impossible to remove. That's why I suggested stainless steel or brass nuts for the job.
  6. I've got a pile of stainless flanged m6 nuts jasondjasond. How many do you want? I'll throw in some m6 stainless spring washers (is that what you mean by shake proof pwbikepwbike?) Anyway PM me your address and I'll post them to you, but you have to buy me a beer one day if we're ever at the same pub... And not a shit beer either, I want one of them fancy craft ones. But not a shit craft one. I'm very picky. If that's too much trouble for you, you'll have to look elsewhere.

    I don't know if you're supposed to loctite that shit or whatever. Check your Haynes manual. I'll throw on some flat washers and stainless nyloc nuts too in case you're worried about it rattling off, but I don't know how the nyloc will go at that temperature...

    Anyway let me know if you're interested.
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  7. Good offer, that should sort it for him.
    No, spring washers are different, shakeproof are also called star washers.
    shakeproof washers - Google Search
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  8. Oh right. I have never heard "shake proof" before, but use star washers on almost every job I do. Learn something new every day...
  9. That would be awesome Steve,

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  10. No worries Keith, I'll post them on Monday