Re: [DMCForum] TAB removal
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Re: [DMCForum] TAB removal



Actually the bolt that goes through the frame only goes through the
rubber tab bushing. i put two photos of this in the photo section
called "frame tab mount" for you to look at.

Mark



On Monday, February 16, 2004, at 09:17 AM, cruznmd wrote:

> Ok,
>
> after consulting the DMCnews archives, I've read the photos and
> articles. Dave S. reminded me that the bolt appeared "siezed" at the
> tech session last year. He said the bolt wouldn't turn and the T.A.
> move up and down when he tried. According to literature, that is the
> sign of a bent TAB.
>
> At that point, we should have gotten an angle grinder hooked up to my
> compressor and cut it out. Well I'm alive to learn the lesson.
>
> Now, based on pictures and sounds I believe the bolt snapped on the
> inner (head) side because I heard all of my shims and washers hit the
> road with a musical clingling sound.
>
> To me, this means the bolt can be remove 1 or 2 ways:
>
> 1. Undo the nut and push the bolt back through the T.A.
> 2. Ditto, except cut the bent part off and pull what's left through
> the other way.
>
> What about the head end? Is it likely bent and trapped in the frame?
> How would it be removed?
>
> Rich A.
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