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Old 11-20-2012, 10:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy Help Needed - Hardtop

I tried to put my hardtop on for the winter and discovered the nut at the front left corner has become detached from the inside. Is there a way to reattach the nut so the clunk bolt can then be tightened?

In the diagram below, it is the nut that item 22 (clunk bolt) threads into.
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Old 11-20-2012, 10:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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22 is supposed to be lose it is removable. it goes to a nut in the top. it has treads and than a shaft and than treads
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:27 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I think he means the nut (what OP said) is loose in the hard top.

Don't know man. epoxy? I've never studied that assembly.
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:44 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I want to say its bonded internally to the hard top. A body shop with fiberglass skills should be able to git it right.
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Old 11-20-2012, 01:56 PM   #5 (permalink)
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This happened to me in a rear corner, had to have Dietsch repair it. Sorry, I know that is not helpful.
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