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2017 Roadmaster, the two side bolts that hold the seat on. What size thread, as my bolts seem fine, but the threads in the bike-frame-rail whatever, seems stripped on one and the other is getting there. I want to rethread the holes- threads......... TIA
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2017 Roadmaster, the two side bolts that hold the seat on. What size thread, as my bolts seem fine, but the threads in the bike-frame-rail whatever, seems stripped on one and the other is getting there. I want to rethread the holes- threads......... TIA
Kevin
6 mm I believe

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Be careful not to over torque them. It’s steel on aluminum. I had to retread one side after a dealer stripped the threads.
 

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I bought a metric set, hopefully, the right sizes in it. thx.
 

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Hand tighten only. The threads are sensitive.
 

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I chased the threads on my Roadmaster the first time I had the seat off and made the holds on the seat brackets a little larger so that the bolts wouldn't bind in the bracket. The standard seat was pretty ok, but the Rogue seat had holes that were really tight. I am with everyone else about not cranking them down too much. Aluminum is pretty soft. I haven't had any problems with mine since. I don't remember what size they were at the time, but, for sure, they are metric.
 

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According to the manual, proper torque is 84 in-lbs, or 10 NM. Not much more than snug.
Tap size listed was 6mm x 1 pitch
Suggest using anti-seize on the threads. The bolts are stainless and frame aluminum which equals gaulding.
 
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