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Old 12-29-2017, 11:42 AM
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Default Will it just fall in?

Lycoming was nice enough to include a fuel line with their engine and it's neatly mounted out of the way.

However, I need to remove it to install the two piece Vans line plus fuel flow sensor. I can't get tools in there to get the clamp off but I can easily get ot the case bolt.

My question/concern is I don't know if this bolt is pressed in and if I unscrew it to get that bracket off will it just fall into the case.

Might be a dumb question, it may just be pressed in, tons of experience with Harley engines, but this is new territory for me and a loose bolt in the case sounds like a 6 month heart breaking project stopping pool of sadness that I don't want to end up in so I'm checking first

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Old 12-29-2017, 11:44 AM
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It is a stud that is threaded into the oil sump.

It wont fall in.

Use a new lock washer when reinstalling the hardware.
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Old 12-29-2017, 11:47 AM
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The nut is on a stud threaded in the sump. Remove the nut, nothing bad should happen.
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Old 12-29-2017, 11:51 AM
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Thanks! Figured as much .. didn't want to risk it lol almost went at it twice and then stopped myself to verify .. experience .. a harsh teacher
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