[DML] Re: angle-drive housing
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[DML] Re: angle-drive housing

Was afraid of cracking pot metal housing so didn't even attempt.
Unfortunately that's only way to replace spindle cable. I worked with
remaining cable in place instead.

Have only seen gears through lubrication hole. Appear to be worm and
cog, not 45 degree angle. Can try www.mcmaster.com or
www.grainger.com. Perhaps search for online hobby suppliers (source of
1/8" hollow square tube used in repair of my AD).

Am all for original engineering. Is often essential when dealing with
old cars.

Bill Robertson

>--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "robert parker" <roberthparker@xxxx>
> Actually, my brother drilled out the back & found ANOTHER plate
behind it 
> which popped out relatively easliy. Popped it back in, then
soldered the 
> drill hole on the outer plate, & ta-daaa..... still didn't work
right. Back 
> to a drawing board? $70 to replace it.... hmmm..... with an 
> electrical engineer/tinkerer for a brother, it may very well be
cheaper to 
> rebuild it. Remember, I spent $10 on a solid SS tube for the
clutch line, 
> $.04 to repair the clutch slave cyl., $.75 to replace a diode in the
> mod., & I've rewound the door-lock solonoids by hand. Bit of Scotch, 
> anyone? I'll carry on. Drive Stainless Robert VIN 6924
> From: "content22207" <brobertson@xxxx>
> Reply-To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [DML] Re: angle-drive
> Date: Sat, 01 Nov 2003 16:23:37 -0000
> > Did you remove circular steel plate pressed into housing (against
> > back of spindle cable gear)? How difficult was it? Did it stress
> > pot metal too much?
> >
> > Apologies for so many questions. I wanted to remove that plate when
> > my spindle cable comitted suicide (to insert another) but was afraid
> > of damaging housing. Soldered repair to remaining cable instead.
> >
> > Bill Robertson
> > #5939
> >--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "robert parker" <roberthparker@xxxx>
> wrote:
> >> Greetings; I have overhauled the a-d & found the two gears to be
> >> rather worn.

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