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JimSJimS Posts: 78
edited 10:14AM in EggHead Forum
need to know where you use the ties and why when you are replaceing the gasket. I normally take the dome off but i have never used the ties you mentioned before in another thread to me. Is there a specific reason for the Ties and if i don't use them will i goof up everything which i usually do. I am about to tackle the change to the nomex w/3m77.Thanks


  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,773
    The ties are used to prevent you from being slapped in the face by a band and suing BGE :woohoo:

    The straps hold the upper and lower hinges together..
  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    CW is right!

    i take the dome off and the bands off also..

    here is the one picture i have with the wire ties


    they are positioned back at the hinge they are actually on the hinge.. it is a really easy process

    1 put wire ties on hinge
    2 loosen the nut on the bands for the dome loosen until you can pull the dome off
    3 pull the dome off
    4 loosen the band until you can pull them off the bottom
    5 pull the bands off and set aside
    scrape off old and install new gasket
    reassemble in reverse order

    let me know if i can help out more ;)

    happy eggin


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  • JimSJimS Posts: 78
    Thanks to all for the info. Guess i will get some ties and do it the right way. Jim
  • fieroguyfieroguy Posts: 777
    Jim - 1. Loosen both band bolts, 2. Pass tie between both bands and the Egg. 3. Secure tie. 4. Remove dome.

    Reverse procedure to re-install.

    Worked for me...

  • Thanks for the tutorial and pics.I'm sure it will come in handy at some point..hopefully not soon.
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