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Those 'pretty' anodised engine bolt sets....

Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' at netrider.net.au started by Rogues, May 27, 2012.

  1. that you've got adorning your pride and joy...........:-s

    just a possible heads-up.... hearsay only as I havent got them........but may be worth keeping in mind.......

  2. Yep.....heard this a while back and steered clear of the kits.
    They are pretty, but not worth the hasstle I recon.
    Plus anodized will eventually fade.....and look cheap and nasty
  3. It's not just anodised ones, using dissimilar metals will also to do it, ie Aluminium & Stainless Steel, results in Galvanic corrosion. There are various things out there to prevent it, copper grease etc.

    I know because I replaced my brake rotor bolts with Stainless Steel ones. [-(
  4. you have ally brake rotors?

    Can similarly be seen when a bike is stationary for a while and brake dust falls onto the wheel rim.
  5. No, but the wheels are. :)
  6. Pretty......am I missing something? I thought they were the other thing.......um - that's right fucking horrible
  7. IMG_6574_zps082b03d8. IMG_6512_zpsfaa91a7e.



    Also they shear off when you lowside meaning you need to drill them all out.
  8. Sweet zombie jesus! What a thread necro, blue & gold anodised alloy & neon underlights!