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Bud Taplin
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Jay, Instead of dealing with all of the bolts and nuts, seal all the old holes. Move the track so that you have new fastening locations, and pilot drill and tap threads through the teak and through the fiberglass flange. Now install the track with 5/16" bolts. Don't bother with nuts underneath, unless you want to put some in easily accessible locations. See page C-4 of my Westsail Service Manual for this procedure.

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