Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2003 20:00:25 +0100
From: Grunff <grunffnopsam.com>
Subject: Re: Bonnet front adjustment


Paul Halliday wrote: > Assuming I'm doing the right thing here, which way do I turn them to lower > to bonnet at the front? Turning them clockwise (in, so that there's less sticking out) makes the bonnet edge go up. Turning them anti clockwise (so that there's more sticking out) makes the bonnet edge go down. > The near-side is fully turned in, but slackening it > off appears to allow the bonnet to raise at the front so I presume > tightening it lowers the bonnet front. Could I lower it further by packing > some washers behind the bolt? No, when the bolt is fully out, that's it - that's as far as you can go. > What about the off-side sheared nut? It should > be a 13mm socket, but this spins on the nut. Is it worth forcing an Imperial > socket onto this to remove and replace? Difficult to call it from here, it depends how rounded it is. I have a set of Metrinch sockets which are great for just such occasions. Othewise I usually just weld a piece of steel onto the nut and remove it that way. Good luck Paul. -- Grunff

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