4-7. FUEL TANK RETAINING STRAP AND CHANNEL GROUP REPLACEMENT(continued).
Screw stud (12) into plate (11).
Install new spring pin (18), nut (13), and washer (14) on stud (12).
Join side retaining strap (21) and top retaining strap(19) using turnbuckle (20).
Adhesive can burn easily, can give off harmful vapors, and is harmful to skin and
clothing. To avoid injury or death, keep adhesive away from open fire and use in a well-
Apply adhesive to new side retaining strap pad (22) and install on side retaining strap (21).
Cut new gasket from gasket material, apply adhesive to gasket (17), and install gasket (17) on plate (11).
Install plate (11) with stud (12), nut (13), and washer (14) in hull recess in engine compartment.
Prior to fuel tank installation, retract mounting plate. After fuel tank installation, extend
End of stud is located inside hull crew compartment at forward bulkhead.