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elford rebuild

Post by rip7 » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:05 am

just checked the end play on the shaft, but only 0.02 [ should be 0.04 0.07 ]the only things changed to effect this are the torington bearings. could it be them.the shaft has a y sleave fitted. so i think i might need a x spacer. or refit the original torington bearings.[ they were like new] any one got a x spacer.

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Re: elford rebuild

Post by TOOL » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:46 am

You sure it's not pinched?
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Re: elford rebuild

Post by rip7 » Thu Jan 21, 2016 5:59 pm

i dont think it pinched. i will check all again monday. too cold in the workshop the vasalean has gone solid

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Re: elford rebuild

Post by TOOL » Fri Jan 22, 2016 3:33 am

Easily done.

Changing the torrington's shouldn't affect your end play. If you had more play I would say don't worry about it.
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Re: elford rebuild

Post by rip7 » Tue Jan 26, 2016 7:39 pm

checked yesterday, not pinched, i did put 2 replacement housings on this rebuild so must be them. so i think a k or x spacer is needed any body got one, cheers all

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Re: elford rebuild

Post by apexheid » Tue Jan 26, 2016 11:28 pm

rip7 wrote:checked yesterday, not pinched, i did put 2 replacement housings on this rebuild so must be them. so i think a k or x spacer is needed any body got one, cheers all
What kind of housing. iron or rotor housing. if you don't changed the iron and the end play will be fine.
If not, you got another iron plate and it will a@@@ (spelling) the end play.

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Re: elford rebuild

Post by rip7 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:46 am

no just changed the rotor housings, .can the new torrington bearings be thicker, will check again

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Re: elford rebuild

Post by TOOL » Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:56 am

rip7 wrote:the only things changed to effect this are the torington bearings.
rip7 wrote:no just changed the rotor housings,
Changing the housings or plates will affect end play. Same as lapping.

I can see what I have lying around next week. Just as easy to go to Mazda. They're not expensive.
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Re: elford rebuild

Post by apexheid » Wed Jan 27, 2016 1:20 pm

TOOL wrote:
rip7 wrote:the only things changed to effect this are the torington bearings.
rip7 wrote:no just changed the rotor housings,
Changing the housings or plates will affect end play. Same as lapping.

I can see what I have lying around next week. Just as easy to go to Mazda. They're not expensive.
Ah! rotor housing always stay the same unless remove mat'l for some reason.

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Re: elford rebuild

Post by rip7 » Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:55 am

tryed mazda for spacers, now all discontinued, so will have to get one spun up on a lathe, cheers all

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