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ATV receiver hitch update

Kolpin ATV hitch update

hitchI made a mistake installing the ATV receiver hitch.

The star washer should've been sandwiched between the Receiver and the ATV.

It came loose, even though I re-installed the star washer where it should be. I thought about trying some epoxy, but might just weld it on.



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Mark,

It could be that the star washer's teeth won't bite properly because it was assembled the wrong way.

Use flat-nose or combination pliers to twist the "teeth" on the star washer , so that they will "bite" properly on both sides when assembled between the receiver and the ATV.

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