Installing After market product can be very fun and exciting but it should be taken seriously. If you have gotten a part and do not feel 100% confidant that you can install the product properly to keep you and your bike safe you should have a professional mechanic do the work.
If you do install the product remember that vehicles with motors have an extreme amount of vibration during operation. This will lead us to our first tip, Loc-Tite! Loc-Tite is a thread bounder that will help reduce the backing out or loosening of bolts and screws. Along with using proper torque specs the use of a thread bounding agent will keep your bike in one pc.
Now you know to use "Loc-Tite" but what kind should you use? There are many types out there which range from a high strength permanent bind to a frequent repair low bind compound. Low bond is typically a blue which will more then adequate for most after market products. Just remember that a little will go a long way! Depending on the product using one drop should be good, but this is a judgement call on the installer.
Either way you look at it it is fun and exciting getting new product but just remember to be safe so you can enjoy the product!
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