Originally Posted by Cylphid
So the metal pegs do not just slide right in? It's possible the threads on the drive aren't machined cleanly. Try driving a screw into each hole, then try the pegs again. If the screw is super tight then the hole has burrs on the threads.
yea the pegs dont fit into the threads at all. they just snap like half a mm in if i push hard. This must be why its so tight. I spent about an hour and got the drive in with most of the rubber still around the pegs..i wonder if seagate changed screw diameter