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Rear exhaust gasket bolt gone

So I went out side today to warm up my bike before I went to work and I noticed that the rear exhaust gasket bolt was missing. Is this normal? I have already ordered a new one. It will take a while for it to get here. Will I hurt my bike if I ride it with one missing?

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When you receive your replacement bolt, safetywire (lockwire) that clamp together. They should have bolts that size at your local hardware store if you don't feel like waiting. Someone on here might know the dimensions of the bolt.

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