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XA Bonnet Issues

Hey guys,

Im having problems with the bonnet catch, I have replaced the xb bonnet which fitted sweetas with an xa one.

The problem is in order to get the top front leading edge of the bonnet to line up with the front guards the bump stops had to be raised but this in turn has made it hard to get the bonnet to "click" into lockdown - to the point where the amount of force required to do so would be bordering on damage to bonnet panel, and has made the release cable so tight that it is almost impossible to release.

Is there any way to adjust the height of the bonnet latch system to accomodate this?

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Re: XA Bonnet Issues

sounds like u need to move the latch up to take the pressure off ,
u might even have to e-longate the bolt holes so u've got a bit of room to play with.

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Re: XA Bonnet Issues

Think i'll just put packer between latch and bonnet.
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Think i'll just put packer between latch and bonnet.
Why don't you do it the easy way...and adjust the central catch pin out a little??It's the one with a spring on it,and a nut at the bottom.There is a slot at the end of it for a flat screw-driver,and just squeeze a spanner between the bottom of the spring to undo nut.screw it out a little...then do nut back up.This is what I would think needs adjusting??Goodluck...Lukeh!!
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Why don't you do it the easy way...and adjust the central catch pin out a little??It's the one with a spring on it,and a nut at the bottom.There is a slot at the end of it for a flat screw-driver,and just squeeze a spanner between the bottom of the spring to undo nut.screw it out a little...then do nut back up.This is what I would think needs adjusting??Goodluck...Lukeh!!
Thanks Lukeh - missus must be right, my eyes are painted on!!

Looking at it now it is all quite obvious - adjusted and bonnet sits nicely!

Cheers mate!
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Thanks Lukeh - missus must be right, my eyes are painted on!!

Looking at it now it is all quite obvious - adjusted and bonnet sits nicely!

Cheers mate!
Good and No prob's...Lukeh!!
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