xs750 thread on the frame

One of the threads of the mounts of the rear suspension was badly damaged. There was just not enough material left to fix it. Because there is not really a big load on the screw – it just prevents the rear shock of slipping off sideways – one number smaller would do the job as well.
After thinking of this problem for a long time, I tried to just file it down one step to 8mm, to cut a M8 thread on it. It’s far from perfect, but I’m very sure it will do the job. And it was easier as I thought. The old thread is a good guide, and after a bit of measuring with the sliding caliper it was surprising quickly done. Now I think about doing the same on the other side, to have the same kind of nut on both sides.




xs750 thread on the frame
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