I'm looking to replace the rubber "Angled Rubber Upstand" on my 15+ year-old Lewmar Genoa
Cars (see photos). Per Lewmar
support, they've identified the proper replacement part (25002313 SZ1 ANGLED RUBBER) and I have two on order. Once I receive them, I'm not sure how to install.
The attached assembly diagram is from a similar Lewmar car -- I'm assuming the older ones are similarly constructed. From this diagram, it looks like the pin through the top block ("Genoa Stirrup Assembly")
can be removed. Alternately, it looks like another pin (11) is buried on the bottom of the car securing the shackle (15).
Is it possible to remove the top pin without having to disassemble the entire base of the car to remove bottom pin?
Anyone have experience rebuilding these cars?
Thanks in advance for your help,