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Old 10-25-2009, 07:52 AM   #15
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My 53 flying cloud had no such plate in the front or back. While impossible to add it now, I did add thick angle aluminum to the front and back to rivet the shell to. This was better than the nothing that was there.

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Old 10-25-2009, 10:36 AM   #16
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I do not see a plate on the front of the new models. (90-00's)
What keeps the front from shifting/bouncing today.

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Notice the damage to the front trim piece due to the lack of a front hold down plate.
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