How-To: Mechanical This section is ONLY for sharing step-by-step instructions on how you did a project. Please post tech related questions in "General Tech". Adherence to this policy will be strictly enforced by the staff ...

safety wire

  #1  
Old 04-10-2008, 09:08 PM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 8
Default safety wire

Looking for help with step by step guide of what and how to safety wire my cbr 600rr for the track. Any and all help would be great. Thanks
 
  #2  
Old 04-10-2008, 10:30 PM
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Council Bluffs, Iowa
Posts: 455
  #3  
Old 04-11-2008, 06:34 AM
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: OldFatGuy's garage - stealing parts
Posts: 1,989
Default RE: safety wire

Good link ^

The main thing for trackdays is to saftey wire the oil filler cap, oil drain plugandoil filter. Check with the track organization if there are others required.
Other good ones, like the article, are to safety wire grips, pinch bolts and radiator cap. Lastly, it's a good idea to get a castle nut on the rear axle (replace stock) and to run a large cotter pin through it and the axle once the axle has a hole drilled for it.
You can also saftey wire it by hand, without the tool. With ends of the wire in each hand, make it so theyform a90 degree angleapart and twist each tightly and equally together. The tool makes it easier, but isn't required.
Oh, and stick with .032 wire...thinner wire breaks easily if twisted too hard.
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
redzintimidator
How-To: Mechanical
174
08-08-2014 01:07 PM
aight
600 Modifications
2
05-01-2011 02:05 PM
1000rrarmyguy
1000 Modifications
5
07-02-2008 07:37 AM
tyler89
CBR 600F2
1
12-22-2007 12:49 PM
sk8r20
Sights 'N Sounds
5
08-29-2006 01:08 AM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: safety wire


Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.