Tuesday, May 1, 2012


When I moved onto the rear cylinder, I removed the oil fitting I had put in finger tight on the rear head to apply Teflon tape, only to find the fitting was cross threaded--totally stripping it out. The top section is the stripped part; the lower is damaged from grabbing with pliers to pull it out:
You can just see the damaged threads:
Cleaning out the threads with a tap:
Disaster averted. I'm now waiting for Summit to send a replacement.

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