As mentioned above the thread size is 6MM and the bolt head takes a 10MM socket. What is molded in to the seat is what is known as a T nut or Chair nut which provide the female threads. You can buy replacements at any of the big box stores but more than likely they would have 1/4 X 20 threaded sizes.
Because I was having a heck of a time getting things lined up with the Manrack on Hoot's bike I put threaded studs in his seat and that made it easy to simply put lock washers and nuts on the bottom. No fighting to get the threads lined up because the threaded inserts just popped right through the rack and seat tabs. If I'd been thinking I would have used lock washers and wing nuts.
I don’t even bother to bolt my seats on anymore. Seems I am forever taking them on and off and switching the Seat Concepts seat from one to the other. No problems yet and they stay in place even when the bike decides to take the odd dirt-nap.
I bought a KLR650 as my first bike, loaded it up, and moved down Baja and across mainland Mexico for six months. I am traveling indefinitely, ideally all the way to Argentina if the pandemic allows for it eventually, while working remotely from my laptop. The KLR was a great first...
After searching all the search engines out there, none give the results.
I ask who makes a super tacky / sticky chain lube.
So I ask you kind folks on this forum.
Does any body know a brand name, of super tacky / sticky, offroad chain lube?
Has anyone had any trouble with their little TW not being
heavy enough to trip the traffic lights ?
It has happened to me at least a dozen times so far.
Mostly when trying to make a left hand turn.
I has gotten to the point where I know not to get into some lanes
unless there is a car in front...
I snagged this idea from the other forum I check daily (www.infamousnissan.com) because it is super popular there.
I replaced my old grips with a nice set of Pro Grip 714s ($9.99 shipped from www.motorcycle-superstore.com), swapped out my fuel petcock because it was nearly impossible to...