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Engine Running Bolts Spinning

Hi,

Can someone please look at this video and notice that as the engine revs up, the bolts/nuts are spinning. This is how I got the bike and it doesn't seem right that they are spinning.

1. Is this normal for them to spin like this or should they be tightened up?

2. There is one on the opposite side, are they connected together with one long bolt or are they two separate bolts?

3. What purpose do they serve? (Are the securing the engine, holding the frame together...etc..)


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Motor mount bolt.no it should not spin.is either loose or broken.should be straight through.just tighten

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Can't tell by video do both sides spin the same way?cause if they spin different ways its broken

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On the right side it spins CCW, left side spins CW.

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Looks like it goes both ways on the left(yeah I said it)but need to know if they both spin the same.or try grabbing one side to see if other side stops.if it does,just tighten it up.if the other side keeps on spinning you have a broken bolt

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