I noticed this last weekend the bolts on my V2 tower have some movement when I was lowering it to put it away in the garage. The bolts look like a huge phillips screw head. I found the largest slotted screwdriver I could find, along with a vicegrip on the screwdriver and tightened them as best I could. Is there a special tool for this type of bolt head? A typical phillips screwdriver head, even the largest I could find, isnt enough to tighten these as much as I would like. What is everybody else using to tighten these?
I also noticed, when I have the tower lowered, I can move the base (where it attaches to the boat gunnels) back and forth a little bit. Seems crazy something this large and carries a heavy load, would move even a little bit.
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Thread: Tightening V2 tower bolts
08-11-2014, 12:29 PM #1Senior Member
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- Madison, WI
Tightening V2 tower boltsJim Hagen
2011 Moomba Mobius LSV
2002 Moomba Mobius LSV - Sold