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ekacpuc 04-24-2010 03:43 PM

454 main caps dont fit
 
So I was doing a "pre assembly" and noticed the main caps are too wide to fit in thier registure... Just a hair! Is that normal? I thought it was suppose to slide right in to its slot... This one ALMOST does but not quite..

CNC-Dude 04-24-2010 04:12 PM

There supposed to have slight interference fit, thats what keeps them from walking and moving around.

BOBCRMAN@aol.com 04-24-2010 06:07 PM

Line em up, put bolts finger tight in em, and lightly swat em with a brass hammer. They will fit perfectly.

ericnova72 04-24-2010 07:20 PM

Yep, they're supposed to be tight, if any of them just fell into place without tapping them down or pulling them down with the bolts then they are not tight enough and could lead to cap walk problems in use.

ekacpuc 04-24-2010 08:34 PM

thanks! I was worried there for a sec makes perfect sense though.


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