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Old 04-12-2017, 02:07 PM   #1
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2007 373 DS Slide Disaster AVERTED by 1/4 "

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I am sharing Before and after Photos, of the Nut 1/4" from The END thread of the Hydraulic Piston. I was aware we had a problem, with a Top Measurement of 17 1/2 " on Top, and 20" on the Bottom while Bed Rm Slide was Extended.

Open to Input, Prior to Lock Nutting (Red) ?

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Old 04-14-2017, 02:53 AM   #2
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That nut looks like a lock nut, kinds with the plastic inside to prevent loosening--which apparently happened anyway. I would not use red lock tight. If for some reason it needs to be removed, it would be extremely difficult. Can try a different style luck nut (local hardware can help with selection, take old one with you), or use 2 standard nuts. Tighten one against another and they will not come loose without a pair of wrenches.
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