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Old March 1st, 2015, 01:53 PM
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Wing to bulkhead bolts

Are the wide thread bolts that fix the wing to the bulkhead longer on a NAS truck with the A-pillar hoop brackets? Or do you have to switch out the captive nut inserts for a regular thread count and use a longer regular bolt?

I am putting a hoop on my ROW 90 and the bolts only tighten down one turn or so because of the added thickness of the under the wing bracket.
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Old March 1st, 2015, 02:32 PM
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I switched out the captive nuts on the bulkhead to a SAE thread so that I could use regular bolts. Lowes seems to have a good supply of those. You can also find some stainless at marine stores or a good Ace Hardware.
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Old March 1st, 2015, 02:51 PM
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