[DML] Re: Angle Drive
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[DML] Re: Angle Drive



When my original angle drive turned into spaghetti, I cut off the
damaged section and replaced it with square tubing. Worked well at
slower speeds, but on the highway the spindle cable unwound again
where the brass tubing ended. I ran another piece of tubing all the
way to the gear housing, but the cable simply broke off (I've got a
little 1/4" nub remaining, which spins the gears with a pair of needle
nose pliers so they have survived). I was going to try to remove the
disc at the end of the housing (what is the best way to get that thing
out anyway?) and attach a new cable WOUND IN THE SAME DIRECTION AS
PRIMARY WHEEL ROTATION, but found a used intact drive in the interim
so my great angle drive rebuilding project has fallen by the wayside.
I'll pick it up again when the current unit turns to spaghetti.

Bill Robertson
#5939

>--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Videobob Moseley <videobob@...> wrote:
>
> Warran suggested repairing the broken drives by attaching a piece of
brass square tubing
> from a hardware store, but that would only be effective if you fixed
the binding gear problems.
>  




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