Author Topic: Toolbox Locking Mechanism too short to catch bracket  (Read 1789 times)

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michaelbarth

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Anyone else fixed the issue of the left side cover's locking mechanism not really catching the bracket on the frame?  Did anyone make a longer metal piece to screw onto the lock?  Would love to see a photo if you did.


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Reply #1 on: April 08, 2020, 11:25:02 pm
It just needs a push to hold it in place while I turn the key on mine. If it were looser I think it'd rattle.
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Reply #2 on: April 09, 2020, 06:27:05 pm
It just needs a push to hold it in place while I turn the key on mine. If it were looser I think it'd rattle.

       Mine, too, on the '08 AVL. Like Capt. Jack; "Just a little push...".

        And maybe a tiny dab of 40 year old Quaker State Wheel Bearing grease  :) :)
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Reply #3 on: April 14, 2020, 04:01:32 am
I took plier to my existing piece of metal and reformed it in compliance with my will.


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Reply #4 on: April 14, 2020, 05:16:54 pm
Here's mine. My own fantastic piece of engineering is only a few mm longer but it makes all the difference.