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As I mentioned in another thread, I removed the front panels to change the fan. It was long and annoying but I got through it.

Something interesting happened on reinstallation: the one T30 bolt in the 'sail' in front of the mirror (where the little passion emblem is) is having a VERY hard time screwing in.
On one side, it took WD-40 and a heavy hand. On the other (driver) side I had to stack a few washers under the bolt's floating washer to secure the panel.
Now, this is a regular T30 head bolt which goes into the Tridion's metal. It's (metric) machine thread, so there is NO reason for it to give me grief.
Opinions? Suggestions? Do I need to run a cleaner tap in there? It seems odd, this is the third time I've taken the panels off and I don't recall having this issue the previous times...
 

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The one on the right under the antenna stem: that is a T30 bolt that screws into the metal of the Tridion.
I had to stack a few washers under the captive washer that you see in the picture to keep the plastic down, so to speak. It works, I am just wondering why the only screw in the whole setup which is a machine thread is the one giving me issues. It's almost as if it were crossthreaded - which it is not - or if someone in the past had stuck a Parker screw in there and galled the thread, which to my knowledge never happened.
The front one is a T-25 that screws into the plastic of the lower windshield trim.
 
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