lock plate


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lock plate

1. Same as strike plate.
2. Same as box strike plate.
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The tumbler (#27) and the sear (#32) can now be lifted off the rear face of the lock plate. Make note of their positions for reassembly.
Holding the lock plate in your hand, strike the tumbler screw a few blows with a plastic mallet to break the hammer loose from the tumbler.
You can now lift the compressed mainspring off the lock plate (#3.) Unscrew and remove the three bridle screws (#10), enabling you to lift off the bridle (#6).
"Three millimeters is about the limit if you want repeatable, effective welds with no material burn-back," says Mees, "while 8 mm is the thickest section we use." Side crash forces are fed through the rocker panels into the main structure, with support from the extruded aluminum door beam that ties into the main structure through the hinge and lock plates.