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Long mag bolt question
« on: 05.09. 2016 18:46 »
I've bought a new long bolt for the magneto, the one that shows at the points end; my original one is looking a bit sad with rust. I've loosened the bolt but I cannot remove it. I think the stud must have unscrewed with the bolt. Should I be able to change that bolt without removing the mag?

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Re: Long may bolt question
« Reply #1 on: 05.09. 2016 20:12 »
G'day GB.
If the stud is coming out with the long nut you will have to loosen the other nuts to (hopefully) get enough movement to extract it. Otherwise it's a magy out job.
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Re: Long mag bolt question
« Reply #2 on: 29.01. 2017 21:52 »
I have come to hate that bolt!!! Re-fitted my rebuilt mag yesterday and it took two of us about half an hour to get the bolt started on the threads  *sad2*
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Re: Long mag bolt question
« Reply #3 on: 29.01. 2017 21:59 »
Hi All,
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I have come to hate that bolt!!! Re-fitted my rebuilt mag yesterday and it took two of us about half an hour to get the bolt started on the threads  *sad2*

LOL  *ex* *ex* fitting the long bolt is almost a matter of "faith"
You have to believe it will go on first time *pull hair out*

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Re: Long mag bolt question
« Reply #4 on: 29.01. 2017 22:08 »
I had an issue once where the collar at the threaded end of the long nut was to big in diameter and wouldn't get past the maggy. I had to undo the other nuts and pull the maggy back until I had enough room to take it out.
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