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I believe these are no longer available and mine is ugly. I’m worried about it throwing off the torque spec. Does anyone have a better looking version?
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You can always file that one flat and use a different side for the lock part when torqued down.
 

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Looks reuseable to me. I use blue Locktite on that fastener for added piece of mind. Never a problem.
 

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I have never had one come loose, torqued to 130 or whatever it is for the Spica ones. On the contrary, shops use and air wrench and they can be so tight you can't break them loose.
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Andrew are you voting for omitting the lock washer?
 

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All things equal, I wouldn't choose to leave it off, no. But I wouldn't worry about the broken tang too much. Cut a new tang and/or use as is with a bit of Loctite and torque it to spec. I think it'll be fine. I have done so.
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I agree. Keep the washer. I use the Locktite blue on the threads and the lightest coating of oil on the skid surfaces of the nut and washer, so that it easily torques.
 

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Thanks guys
 
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