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Old 01-30-2013, 09:48 AM   #7005
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Originally Posted by MrHix View Post
I did that simple bolt fix. I drilled the sleeve out CAREFULLY (it is very hard) to fit a 5/16" bolt (Lowes). I put a washer on both ends of the bolt with a nyloc nut to hold it. I don't know how strong the bolt is, but I can replace it every year to maintain a safety margin.


YES! It was your post I saw.
So you used the existing bushing and drilled it out.
Now I understand. Thanks!
The one from Twins is supposedly a thicker bushing per their write up. Your solution saves a bunch of money for other goodies.
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