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Old 4th April 2020, 17:01
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Originally Posted by peterux View Post
Moving on, I've been fitting the numerous bolts in the front wing (I think there are 15 or so) which takes some ingenious yoga positions to reach some of the nuts and bolts.
A dodge that I have used to good effect in the past is to use Evo Stik! Option 1 is to put a smear of it in a socket, then pop the nut or bolt in the socket and wait 5 minutes. You can the manoeuvre it into position, even downwards, while fitting the opposite bolt / nut into position. Option 2 is to Evo Stik the nut / bolt, plus washer if there is one, into position on the body, if neccessary using a dummy mandrel and again wait for the glue to set a bit.

The advantage is this method is that the Evo Stik is strong enough for the fitting operation but easily shears away if you later strip down. Any remnants of glue in the socket spanner can easily be scraped out. Peter.
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