Cowl tank strap Dished washers ??

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By George n LakeOzark,Missourah on Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 04:14 pm:

The dish, in or out ???


And why were they dished in the first place ??


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Dan Treace, North FL on Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 09:33 pm:

Dish against the firewall. These large cupped washers provide full support for the strap threaded end, lots of weight with a full tank of 9 gal. gasoline! Cupped washer prevents cowl flex or bending and cracking.




Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By George n LakeOzark,Missourah on Friday, October 13, 2017 - 12:26 am:

Thanks Dan, that's the way I finally installed it. Black book had a small pic , with readers it looked that way.

Funny, the Book calls them spacers.


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