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Offline flatustube

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Bolt to battery terminal
« on: November 24, 2017, 11:42:34 AM »
My (new to me) 2014 Versys has a wobbly bolt - its the one that negative leads from e.g. Gear indicator/Heated handgrips attach to and then screw down onto the negative terminal. Looks like the first few threads are stripped.

Anyone know the bolt size to replace it?
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Offline weljo2001

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Re: Bolt to battery terminal
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2017, 06:20:38 PM »
I  always replace the bolts on my batteries with Stainless Steel Allen Bolts. I get them in the next 2 longer sizes over stock. Because I always add electrical goodies. I can't remember the size but i just take one off the old battery and go to the nearest hardware store to match it up.


Here are a couple of spares from my last time doing it...

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Re: Bolt to battery terminal
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2017, 09:46:06 PM »
I always find it handy to have a selection of stainless bolts, nuts, washers etc so every now and then buy a pack of mixed sizes of ebay, it's cheaper than buying in one and two's.

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Re: Bolt to battery terminal
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2017, 12:59:38 PM »
Thanks both
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Re: Bolt to battery terminal
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2017, 04:59:55 PM »
Screwfix...bag of 25 for about a fiver... :028:
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