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    safety wire

    I'm not sure what to use or where to get "safety wire". When I went to the hardware store (Sears) all I could find was MIG wire, for welding.

    Where can I find "safety wire"? Thanks!

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    safety wire

    try a motorcycle shop. i beleive you can order it through Lockhart Phillips, but for some reason i think Motion Pro carries it too. if you cant find i before VIR. just drill everthing out and get the necessary clamps and someone down there will have it and can help ya out

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    safety wire

    thanx for your reply SV, I'll call the local motorcycle shops and ask em, otherwise I'll guess I'll have to order it online and rush ship it.

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    safety wire

    What do you need to wire and what days are you riding? I'll be getting there saturday morning and not riding till sunday and monday. If you're in the same boat I'll wire it up for you when I get there.

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    ???

    Is Safety wiring a requirement at ViR or Loudon/

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    safety wire

    I don't think that Loudon has a requirement for safety wiring because I have been to track days there without safety wiring my bike.

    Cornerspeed at VIR requires safety wiring of the oil filter, oil drain plug and oil fill cap.

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    safety wire

    Tony now requires the oil filter to be wired....

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    Cool

    Yeah , I knew about the worm clamp on the oil filter, just didn't know about the drain plug or cap.

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    question

    when u guys safety wire, do you actually drill holes in the spots for anchoring the wire? I've seen it done like that but how do you correctly drill a small hole into a bolt. whats the biggest diameter you would use before compromising the integrity of the bolt head?

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    safety wire

    Yup...drilled it.

    But if you want, you can order a new drain plug that comes pre-drilled from LP and the K&N filters have a hole for safety wire too.

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