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Build Diary 20-July-05

Today I completed tapping the rollbar fixings, and started fitting the rear canopy catches.

First clamp the canopy in position, ensure the gap is clamped exactly. Remove the rollbar - without moving the canopy, align the canopy catches, use the holes in the canopy frame to align the catch.

The two holes on the left need to be tapped 8-32.
Now tapped 8-32.
Clamp canopy into position before removing the rollbar.

With the rollbar removed, you are able to get access to the rear catch position.

Catch fitted. Drill small holes first as this enables some adjustment if necessary.

This view shows the canopy catch and latch.

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