Threadlockers Archives - Tomorrows Technician
Permatex Introduces Color-Matching Bottles

Bottle color helps to identify threadlocker application strength.

VIDEO: How To Keep Wheel Bearing Nuts & Bolts Fastened

Keep wheel bearing fasteners tight for the life of the product. This video is sponsored by BCA Bearings.

VIDEO: Checking The Threading On Aluminum Knuckles

Andrew Markel discusses bearing installation on aluminum components, and why it is important to check the quality of the threads before installation.

VIDEO: Cleaning Thread-Locking Compound From Fasteners

Andrew Markel discusses replacing fasteners on suspension and wheel hub components, and the importance of keeping the bolts clean upon re-installation.

What You Need To Know About Threadlockers

You might be seeing more blue, red and various other colors on the threads of bolts when working on suspension and brake components. OEMs put these threadlocking compounds there for a reason, and not servicing them could get you into trouble. To get the most out of this “liquid” tool, you first need to know how they work.