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16 May 2018 11:22 #192751 by S200KYS
Monster prop fitted ;)

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16 May 2018 11:27 - 16 May 2018 15:41 #192752 by S200KYS
Oh dear...



The old one looks a little sorry for it's self! :blink:

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16 May 2018 15:40 - 16 May 2018 16:05 #192755 by S200KYS
Make a good start today, was delayed a bit by an appointment with the diabetic specialist though... :unsure:

But then I flew round to pick us some rear wheel bearing kits and dropped them off at the garage to press them on, and picked up the front hubs with the new fresh bearings in... so I reassembled them, torquing the nuts up in the vice and nearly twisting it off the bench! :lol: LOL

I then fitted the rear prop, photo above...

And then changed all the tie rod ends on the two steering bars...

And then began reassembling the front axle, up to the stage of getting the hubs back on, but have left that for a fresh start on Sunday...





My two specialist tools! Half an over-centre pair of pliers serves as my oil seal removal tool, and an extension bar with a suitably sized socket on is the exact size for tapping the kingpin races out of the swivel ball, and then doubles as the right size to tap the oil seals home too...



Just before knocking off for the day I drained and refilled the transfer box... nice thick oil and some moly grease scooped in on a big screwdriver...

So that leaves Sunday to get the rear shafts back in when they get back with the bearings and ABS collars on, finish rebuilding the hubs and then the new free wheel hubs, hopefully the new front brake calipers will turn up from Germany by the weekend too...

Fresh oil in both axles, and then we're about ready to go! :)

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17 May 2018 12:20 - 17 May 2018 12:21 #192766 by S200KYS
Calipers arrived from Germany, just delivered by DHL...



Under a hundred delivered, for the pair?!!!

Hope they fit! :P

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17 May 2018 14:50 #192770 by Lambert
For solid or vented discs?

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17 May 2018 17:24 #192774 by S200KYS
Just normal ones ;)

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18 May 2018 07:18 #192785 by maverick
Have you a home-made tool for removing the Oil Seal on Rear Shafts/Axle and a home-made tool to put the new one in??
... I always struggle!!

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18 May 2018 14:02 #192789 by S200KYS

maverick wrote: Have you a home-made tool for removing the Oil Seal on Rear Shafts/Axle and a home-made tool to put the new one in??
... I always struggle!!


Hmmm, no, not yet... will have a look on Sunday ;)

Meanwhile, the rear shafts are back with new bearings and ABS rings / collars :)

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18 May 2018 18:12 #192793 by Riccy

maverick wrote: Have you a home-made tool for removing the Oil Seal on Rear Shafts/Axle and a home-made tool to put the new one in??
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Slide hammer with an L bracket on the end to get em out, big socket and rubber hammer to refit ;-)

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20 May 2018 08:06 #192813 by S200KYS
(Brett) Out with a small crowbar -



Back in? I was looking for something the right diameter...



Front wheel bearing tool! With a socket extension to tap it home...

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20 May 2018 09:54 - 20 May 2018 09:55 #192814 by S200KYS
Back is all back together, just needs oil in the diff...

Front Calipers rebuilt -



Bacon butty and then reassemble the front methinks? ;)

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20 May 2018 10:49 #192815 by S200KYS
Breakfast alfresco on the decking...



Better than a bacon butty! Happy Anniversary to you too love! 29 years today ;)

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