Seat bolt knob?

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Seat bolt knob?

Postby Cosmic_Jumper » Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:11 pm

Back in the day... there was an aftermarket seat bolt which was extended a bit longer and had a knob on the end. Made it much easier to open and remount the seat.

Does anyone have one to sell or a close up photo of one?

Yeah, I know some folks don’t feel the necessity of that seat bolt, but I suppose that I’m too anal to not want that bolt in situ. And it’s a PITA to carry around a 10 mm socket & ratchet.

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Re: Seat bolt knob?

Postby Scooterboy45 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:16 am

If you don't find a bolt with a knob you should find a bolt with a wing nut. Any hardware store should have them in different lengths.
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Re: Seat bolt knob?

Postby garyloos » Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:28 pm

I went to Ace Hardware and bought a 6m knob about an inch long. It had a plastic head which looked like a thick wing. When I screwed it in the plastic head went in a little far and rubbed on the seat while I tightened it. I then added a 6m nut and screwed it on tight before screwing in which kept the wing from contacting seat while screwing it in. Works great.
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Re: Seat bolt knob?

Postby millican » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:55 pm

Like garyloos, I bought some M6 thread knobs. I guess I lucked out since mine doesn't rub against the seat.
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