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Old 02-06-2009, 06:41 AM   #1
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Mike,

While you are doing this fix, you may want to add a flat washer so the fiberglass does not crack or split.
(original post in Mods and Fixes thread above).
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That's why I went with a washered head screw and increased the number of hold points. Thanks for the tip I'm always learning.
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On the one we fixed, (passenger front), the washers are epoxied to the fiberglass. Helps spread the load so hopefully never cracks.

Also, I've stopped using self-tapping screws on fiberglass. The tap is too close to the same size as the threads and seems to wear and pull out.
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