Way ahead of you old boy, the rams were at the end of the adjustment range already, and the maintenance manual clearly stated that changing the rams was the next procedure. But would he listen....noooo, so several flights stopped for fuel enroute so as to make the runway performance required.
This particular fellow was dense as a brick wall.
Truly believe that he suffered from dyslexia...gosh, he even consulted an ex-BA guy, told him the same thing...the 'ole "don't confuse me with facts, my mind is made up"...was the problem, sad to say.
Bad situation in aircraft maintenance.