Getting the E-clip off of the
rear hinge pin can be a PITA and those little clips like to
run away and get lost in the garage. Here's a quick and easy
mod to make removal/installation of the rear hinge pin much
Here's what you need:
Since the factory pin is 6mm and
the clevis pin is a slightly larger 1/4", you'll need to
drill out the holes in the seat bar and seat hinge.
Then cut off the pin at the next hole and then round the tip
of it like the factory pin.
(Credit to Shogs for steering me down this path.)
I later added a small zip-tie to
make removing it even easier. I just stick a finger into the
zip-tie and pull:
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