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For those with adjustable strut rods, do you use anti-sieze compound on the threads? A couple of sources have recommended anti-sieze compound on the threads, but that seems like it would reduce the effectiveness of the jam nuts to me.

Who uses it and who doesn't? What are the pros and cons?

Thanks in advance.

John Harvey
 

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I didn't use any on mine but it would not hurt anything.The anti-sieze would keep the threads from rusting together and would not affect the jamming part of the nut to the tube.
 

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Anti-sieze certainly wont reduce the ability of jam nuts. The friction isnt the only action at work, the jam nuts are being held also due to the "stretch" of the bolt (or in this case strut)

I think its a good idea, and you'll probably get more "stretch" which is better than relying on friction to hold a nut in place. Just like lubing head bolts.
 

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Thanks for your comments and the information. :)

John Harvey
 
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