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Old 06-04-2012, 07:29 AM   #1
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Frame Sliders and You

I purchased some shiny new frame sliders recently and having a little trouble getting them installed.

As it stands the lock nut is a 19mm lock nut... and the socket will not fit inside the frame slider... bummer.

So I have tried a couple strategies and wanted to know if any of you had any suggestions.

1) Went to find and did not get... a thin walled socket. (Bummer)
2) Went to hardware store and tried to find a lock nut smaller than 19mm with the same diameter and thread pattern as the bolt... didn't find it.

So I thought about enlarging the diameter of the center hole but I don't want to compromise the structural integrity of the sliders.

Anyone got any ideas?

Also, for those of you who know that my thermostat is out...that is on the list of tech things to complete as well
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:34 AM   #3
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Trey,
A 3/8" drive 19mm socket should fit.
If not swing by amd let me look at it.
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:41 AM   #4
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Yeah, I own a 3/8" drive 19mm SnapOn and it was a no go. I will swing by when I get a chance.
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Old 06-04-2012, 08:23 AM   #5
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craftsman are some of the thinest sockets out there, that really should be a allen head bolt
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The 12 pt sockets are usually thinner than the 6 point, if thats what you have.. FYI
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The 12 pt sockets are usually thinner than the 6 point, if thats what you have.. FYI
Mine are 12 point
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try mine? fits just fine on the frame sliders i put on.. could either follow me to my house.. or pick them up from my work.. ur call. text me.
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