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kutyafal 07-05-2001 07:40 AM

Rod-end castle nut question
 
When tightening the drag-link rod-end castle nut to the specified 60 ft/lbs torque and the cotter pin hole doesn't line up what do you do? Back off on the nut a bit or get it tighter to line things up?

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Pigpen 07-05-2001 07:47 AM

Re: Rod-end castle nut question
 
Keep going til the next hole

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jeeperjohn 07-05-2001 07:47 AM

Re: Rod-end castle nut question
 
Go tighter.

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