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March 05, 2021, 05:15:24 PM

Gland nut replacement

This is a discussion for the topic Gland nut replacement on the board Beach Buggy Engine and Exhaust Help.

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on: July 22, 2020, 09:50:56 PM
When replacing a flywheel is it always best to use a new gland nut or can old one be reused.Thought I read somewhere it's best to renew it.
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Reply #1 on: July 22, 2020, 10:26:27 PM
I'd rather trust an old VW bolt than a new Chinese copy.
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Reply #2 on: July 22, 2020, 10:54:31 PM
Good thinking David.Thanks