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Old 08-07-2010, 08:24 PM   #1
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Default lift unit and torsion bars

Hi, did our first long trip with our funfinder t189,i notice after a while when stopping that the lift unit assembly the chains hook on that from the torsion bars moved forward half an inch.. so i thighing the square bolt real tight it stop moving , but the bolt on both sides left big dents on the trailer frame... my question why did that happen and also how do i get those dents fix, or should i just bolt or weld the unit brackets on. thank-you for any help on this topic
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Old 08-16-2010, 07:14 PM   #2
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IF, notice the big IF, the brackets on the trailer frame are aligned directly above the attachment point of the chains on the lever arms, the brackets should not slide. I suspect the brackets were not in exact alignment. When aligned correctly, the brackets should stay put with moderate torque on the square head bolt. When I installed the brackets I had about 3/4" between the bracket and the frame. I put a square of 5/8" plywood in the gap and tightened the square bolt down on the plywood. This prevents the frame dent and is enough pressure to keep the bracket in place.
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