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Old 01-13-2019, 07:57 AM
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Originally Posted by DanEC View Post
Patrickt - what other bolts have you found loosened up on your ERA? Not asking to be smart - just thinking I probably need to check any problem ones on mine.
In no particular order, and off the top of my head...

* The hidden clutch linkage set screw, that allows everything to fall apart when it backs out, and that was the subject of this thread: Ehhrggg, Standed by a Set-Screw

* The shifter handle bolts that were the subject of this thread

* The steering rack bushing bolts

* Motor mount bolts and transmission mount bolts

* Seat bolts

* And then a bunch of the miscellaneous button head cap screws

The only one that required a tow home was the clutch set screw, which was only a two minute repair once I had her up in the air. (I've since modified that part so it can't do it again) The transmission shifter bolts almost required a tow home when one fell out, but I was able to limp her home in second gear. But with any of these cars you just need to periodically check every bolt from nose to toes.
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