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    Maximum Bitrate binary.h4x's Avatar
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    Screw Vibration

    Have any of you found that the screws holding down your motherboard and hdd loosen due to viabrations in the car?
    2007 Honda Fit Sport 1.5L SOHC-VTEC

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    I was worried about that happening, so I used some of my girlfriend's nail varnish to stick the screwheads (holds them, but doesn't stop them being undone if I want to get them undone). Hasn't come loose yet.
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    sweet idea!
    2007 Honda Fit Sport 1.5L SOHC-VTEC

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    Use removable threadlock compund. Like Loctite 222 (purple).

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    YOu know what, I never even thought of that. OH ****... I bet it happens a lot though. I will have to try the nail polish thing.

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