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Old 02-05-2013, 05:53 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by MortimerSickle View Post
Given enough stress, something will break: broken bolt- $2.00, broken engine case-$5000
Yep. Bust bolt, replace. Irrespective of material hardness the bolt will be under the same tension, harder steel is more susceptible to bend fatigue, but is also more resistant to bend. It’s all a compromise, the KTM design is stupid hence look at the 950RR. Its side stand is welded to the frame.
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