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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-11-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 407
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: New Brake Shoes

This "fade" might just be due to the fact your linings dont fit well.. I struggled with a similar problem for ages. Be careful not to just get linings put them in and hope they work, my 56 had new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Cleaning the center bearing.

Well if it was a front wheel bearing Im taking note J, because I never in a million years would imagine one letting go like that , and Ive done heaps.. So the lesson is dont let it spin..:eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Cleaning the center bearing.

Geez.. how long where you spinning it for ?! :eek:

When I said spinning it dry , I use fuel so it drys drys quick I wouldn't sit there for ten minutes doing it :D:eek:

What about something...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By Talkwrench
Cleaning the center bearing.

So I've got a Nos center bearing for the torque tube and it needs a clean. Normally I just wash bearings in petrol and spin them dry but I don't want to do anything the hurt the rubber casing on this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Rain at last

Straya !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Starter Drive Cover

you get get them off if you're heavy handed but they're pressed in and then a rolled lip on the inside of the pan to hold it and trying to get it off without damaging it too much ..ohhh..:rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Starter Drive Cover

They're a bastard to get out ... especially if you're trying to save it ..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Opinion n on this thrust bearing?

No Merc if you see my for post they are two bearings from the same manufacturer definitely fully sealed , new one spins free, old one is firm and feels like its packed with grease....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Opinion n on this thrust bearing?

No the bearing is sealed and all the ones Ive ever seen have been , And personally I wouldnt use and old one with a grease fitting , just been sitting around for 50 years or more :rolleyes: I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Opinion n on this thrust bearing?

The bearings are sealed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By Talkwrench
Opinion n on this thrust bearing?

Just fitted this thrust bearing and I don't think it's right. The bearing next to it is exactly the same they are Atena bearing looks USA made in Illinois. The one I took off has only been on for 18...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By Talkwrench
Clutch fork pin

Any reason why you could not just use a plain nut and bolt ,or drill for a split pin instead of the pin ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Broke down

SO you got air -con....?:eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: tourque tube leak

Well that was timely 19fordy.. I was wondering on what to use as a gasket [paper].. File folder paper.. No leaks?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: tourque tube leak

There are 2 gaskets at the gearbox end and one between the diff and torque tube , these are very fine gaskets, its usually where they leak.. No the torque tube doesn't fill with oil. It can sometimes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: tourque tube leak

"I've tried many different approaches to keep that universal area, where the belled end of the torque tube meets the back of the transmission, from leaking oil/grease, and I've never been totally...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: tourque tube leak

The likelihood is it will leak from the very fine gaskets between the clam and inner housing the torque tube is up against more than the cork gasket . How much grease are you pumping in there?!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Head gasket thickness

you can shoot a message to Best and ask them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,128
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Vibration - rumble

Thanks B&S thats just the sort of info I need.. I will PM you soon and give you further info etc.
Thanks, Rob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,128
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Vibration - rumble

Yes I have another clutch that still in good condition so I'll use that , the pilot bearing is still good, and all the gearbox bearings good.. I will do the throw out bearing even though its only...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,128
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Vibration - rumble

Well looks like we have a winner! After disassembling the gearbox as I was sure something would show up, nothing! it was just as I built it, uni perfect, so then onto the torque tube and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: rear axle nut torque

For what its worth, I just use a 150lb torque wrench and go to that then get my 2 1/2 foot breaker bar and go to the net castleation.. I dont believe I could go further than. All must be clean on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,128
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Vibration - rumble

No its still about the same Mart , I did put my foot on the clutch as I was going along and it sounded from the trans area , bad rumbling.. [bearing] and still at the specific speed.
When I put the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,128
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Vibration - rumble

Drove to work today.. F%*k ! :mad: but I did expect that there was more to it ..Aghh out it all comes...:rolleyes:
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