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Replace the hinge on big joe


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The instructions are pretty good.


Don't do what I did and cut that zip tie off, thinking it was there for assembly purposes and no longer necessary.


It's a long story, but I thought for sure I ruined the hinge and my grill during a base replacement. I recovered from that, but put those zip ties back on!

They're there for a reason and are not meant to be removed!

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That hinge would not be recommended for a gen 1 BJ. KJ makes a replacement hinge for the gen 1 that is better than the original hinge but not an air hinge like that one. You will need the new gasket for this hinge also.

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