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Old 03-03-2003, 01:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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lock washer?

do i need to use a locking washer if i have nylon lock nuts on shackles?
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Old 03-03-2003, 06:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: lock washer?

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do i need to use a locking washer if i have nylon lock nuts on shackles?
Nope, but keep in mind that NyLocks are supposed to be 1 time use.
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so can i just throw a lock washer on there?
thanks
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Don't use lock washers on shackles, go buy "toplocks"...a locking nut that is all steel and does the same thing as a nylock, only better. They can be found at many hardware stores and spring shops.
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a locking nut that is all steel and does the same thing as a nylock, only better

yes you can tell these nuts by the oval appearance on the top of the nut (where the nylon would be on a nylon locking nut)
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are the "toplocks" re-usable?
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are the "toplocks" re-usable?
No, but if you do re use them, a dab of loc tite is nice
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