CVI-XL Quick Mount Kit Assembly
Step 1: Install M10X25mm threaded rod into the vacuum cup. Threaded rod will bottom out on the blue plastic thumb pump housing inside the vacuum cup. Do not over tighten threaded rod or the thumb pump will be damaged. Secure Threaded rod with Loctite or similar.
Step 2: Thread the female end of the ball joint linkage into the M10X25mm threaded rod. Use Locktite or epoxy to secure.
Step 3: Thread the thin M10 nut onto the male side of the ball joint linkage.
Step 4: Attach the black threaded rod to the male side of the ball joint linkage. Tighten the thin M10 nut against the rod secure it in place.
Step 5: Attach the black steel rod-to-plate-bracket to the bottom plate of the CVI-XL using an M10X30mm bolt and a M3X20mm bolt as per the assembly diagrams below. Use locknuts to secure in place.
Note: The Quick Mount was developed after the current reversion of CVI-XL. Installation of the Quick Mount requires drilling four small holes in the CVI-XL's lower fiberboard plate.
Step 6: Slide the black rod and vacuum cup assembly through the rod-to-plate-bracket. Secure with M6 handle knob.
Step 7: Repeat to all four sides.
Step 8: Before installing on a vehicle, make sure the vacuum cups and vehicle contact areas are clean. Make sure vacuum cup is flat on vehicle surface then pump the thumb pump until the red line is no longer visible.