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by tony.idle
Sat May 05, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Steering not centering after new rack
Replies: 37
Views: 1300

Steering not centering after new rack

Tony I should have stipulated the last post I made was referring to PAS ONLY, as that is what the original question was based upon. I actually rebuild manual racks for the Austin 1800/2200 Landcrab owners club, just got another batch to look at which are Lockheed Remanufactured and they are rubbish...
by tony.idle
Sat May 05, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Steering not centering after new rack
Replies: 37
Views: 1300

Steering not centering after new rack

Tony, was not disagreeing with you. :wink: BUT IF the saddle/slipper/damper was set too deep the rack would be VERY lumpy as the saddle/slipper/damper would push the teeth of the rack INTO the pinion. The ONLY adjustment to tighten the turning of the racks is via the shims and bearings in the Pinio...
by tony.idle
Fri May 04, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Steering not centering after new rack
Replies: 37
Views: 1300

Steering not centering after new rack

Rich did not get your email, gtcse8@gmail.com. Ron, just picked up your latest email, and will have a look at what pipes I have left. Tony, in which case the rack has not been reconned correctly, there are all the manufacturers settings/pressures/procedures widely available and a rack set at all th...
by tony.idle
Fri May 04, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Se6/6a/6b/GTC
Topic: Steering not centering after new rack
Replies: 37
Views: 1300

Steering not centering after new rack

It may simply be the adjustment of the rack saddle/damper has been set too tight.
by tony.idle
Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Steering Wheel removal
Replies: 9
Views: 482

Steering Wheel removal

If the above fails pull very hard on the rim whilst rocking it from side-to-side.
by tony.idle
Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: 'A' post repair ? how structural ?
Replies: 21
Views: 1541

'A' post repair ? how structural ?

I think you're correct but I can't remember really.
by tony.idle
Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Se5/5a
Topic: 'A' post repair ? how structural ?
Replies: 21
Views: 1541

'A' post repair ? how structural ?

How about using the gutter rivet holes to inject (*desperately thinking of something liquid metal like, that might flow well enough yet set hard enough*) into the tubes? Maybe something like this?? https://www.google.com/search?q=evo+stik+serious+stuff+liquid+metal&client=safari&channel=iphone_bm&p...
by tony.idle
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Jokes
Topic: Facebook
Replies: 10
Views: 948

Facebook

You'll receive many opinions :D but I have always used CV joint grease. It's a very soft grease well loaded with Moly - but you know that. And a grease gun.

Slow aren't I ................................. :oops: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by tony.idle
Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Workbench magnifier/light
Replies: 2
Views: 486

Workbench magnifier/light

I use one of these converted to LED - mine's an older version than the one here but I've had it at least 25 years. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/22W-Fluorescent-Daylight-Flexible-5-Magnifying-Lamp-Multi-Position-G-Clamp-New/191444155926?epid=2254370927&hash=item2c92f5fe16:g:r6MAAOSw9NdXqG3~ The big prob...
by tony.idle
Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Forum Issues & News
Topic: My RSS Feed
Replies: 5
Views: 792

My RSS Feed

And again.

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by tony.idle
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: William Towns
Replies: 21
Views: 1376

William Towns

Sorry ........................ but that is hideous :shock:
by tony.idle
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Forum Issues & News
Topic: My RSS Feed
Replies: 5
Views: 792

My RSS Feed

It has been off for the past couple of weeks. Tried to reinstate just now:

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by tony.idle
Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussion
Topic: Coil spring compressor
Replies: 38
Views: 2564

Coil spring compressor

Oh :oops:
by tony.idle
Fri Dec 01, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Workshop heater - recommendations
Replies: 28
Views: 1788

Workshop heater - recommendations

If it's for a couple of hours there's little point in trying to heat the air. An electric radiant heater would be the best fit.

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