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wwillf01 09-11-2018 02:52 PM

New Yeti Suggestions
 
Picking up an 18 ....... So far I am going to pull every bolt and piece and red loctite them in along with checking them regularly. Any other suggestions on prep?

needpowder 09-11-2018 08:06 PM

Talk to toby
 
He seems to have them dialed.

Misha Subo 09-11-2018 08:29 PM

Isn't red Loctite a little too strong for that...blue?

wwillf01 09-11-2018 08:39 PM

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Originally Posted by Misha Subo (Post 4159534)
Isn't red Loctite a little too strong for that...blue?

Agreed .. but I keep reading where they keep coming out... I know I ended up using red loctite on the 15 timbersled with the cr500 but the bolts we're not titanium.

M5- 09-12-2018 08:21 AM

I'm not sure any color of Loctite can stand up to a CR500, it is the ultimate test bed for thread lockers.


M5

tillbuilt 09-12-2018 08:28 AM

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Originally Posted by wwillf01 (Post 4159465)
Picking up an 18 ....... So far I am going to pull every bolt and piece and red loctite them in along with checking them regularly. Any other suggestions on prep?

What model are you getting?

wwillf01 09-12-2018 09:06 AM

18 129ss......

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Excalibur 09-12-2018 01:55 PM

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They are a good unit! I have a 2018 129 SS I ran last season. No broken parts, no lost bolts. Very little belt stretch or bolts that needed re torqued.


After each ride - Check the belt tension. Check torque on all bolts including ski/spindle. Dry, lube and check drive chain. Inspect the complete unit including ski and spindle assy. Check the track tension.



Very happy with it! I have a 2019 129 SS on the way. Just not sure I want to let the 18 go. Hope the 19 is as dependable! Had good success with two ARO 120s also. (My daughters ride them).

tillbuilt 09-12-2018 02:47 PM

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Originally Posted by wwillf01 (Post 4159603)
18 129ss......

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No need to get crazy with the Red Locktite. Blue is factory spec. Even with Red the 8 suspension arm bolts will still work their way loose. Just get in a habit of torquing the 12 bolts in the suspension every other ride and you will be fine.

Make sure TSB's have been preformed. Jack Shaft bearing shaft alignment (129SS only), and the brake caliper bolt torq and re-Locktite.

byeatts 09-13-2018 10:34 AM

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Originally Posted by tillbuilt (Post 4159693)
No need to get crazy with the Red Locktite. Blue is factory spec. Even with Red the 8 suspension arm bolts will still work their way loose. Just get in a habit of torquing the 12 bolts in the suspension every other ride and you will be fine.

Make sure TSB's have been preformed. Jack Shaft bearing shaft alignment (129SS only), and the brake caliper bolt torq and re-Locktite.

One of the issues is Yeti installed too short of suspension bolts. They are working on an upgrade kit with longer reach and possibly 10.9 grade bolts.Yeti is very good about addressing areas that need attention and offering a fix.


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