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Old 09-22-2013, 12:30 PM   #1
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[HOW TO] Repair rotted out step support bolt

On my last camping trip, one of the support bolts for the folding step unit pulled right through the floor.

I pulled up the threshold that this bolt just happened to be under and found that this had happened before and a small piece of thin metal was used to support the step after a hole was made to fish out the original bolt. I decided a much heavier and longer piece of metal to distribute the load was in order.

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Old 09-25-2013, 11:05 AM   #2
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Looks like a good job. I did almost the same thing to my KZ Jag. Only I used a large flat washer and a longer bolt.
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