How badly did I screw up? (engine mount bolt)

Ernest Montague afm199 at
Wed Jul 4 22:50:12 PDT 2007

That is just a long bolt just replace it.

It is hard to find a socket that fits inside the frame slider and still  
turns and fits the nut.

On Jul 4, 2007, at 9:42 PM, John wrote:

> While installing frame sliders on my '99 SV, I was a little uncertain
> which engine bolts got replaced by the sliders. I started messing  
> around
> with the biggest bolt on the frame, the one in the crook of the V. I  
> used
> an impact wrench and felt the bolt spinning around but not coming out
> (d'oh!). Then the impact socket was stuck on the end of the bolt, so I
> just stepped away.  :)
> This is the bolt labeled 13 on page 3-13 of the factory service manual.
> On the fiche below, it seems that it would screw into numbers 8 and 9.
> frame_model_x_y_k1.bmp
> So how badly did I screw up? Can I just order a new bolt, plus #s 8 &  
> 9,
> or did part of that bolt screw into the engine, and I need a helicoil?
> Thanks for the advice.
> -John
> '99 SV650
> '98 VFR800

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