Propelling group dwg
Propelling group top dwg
1st series up to construction number 3000
1st series up to construction number 3000.
Out it comes - again! You could get the diff out without removing the whole assembly, but I had done it recently and access is much easier with it sitting on the bench.
Brakes still have a way to go before they have bedded in.
Spring compressor in action.
Casing halves separated.
(I’ve got a new digital camera!)
The 23 bolts and nuts that hold the diff casing together.
Peter Renou measuring tolerances.
The master at work.
Applying gear mesh compound to check alignment of crown wheel and pinion.
Drive side of gear. We only had to fit an extra 6 thou shim to get the alignment correct.
Overrun side. Pinion shaft set to average engagement of both sides.
Need to replace the felt oil seals (38-32654) for the stub axles.
Modern oil seal and new spacer for the spring.
Modern seal fitted.
How the spacer goes.
Made up a magnetic sump plug. Rare earth magnet to catch any metal particles floating around.
Assembled and ready to go back.
I’ve been very slack in not painting the assembly, I’ve had it out twice and not done it.
Aligning the lift.
Set the ride height to 690mm (to inside top of rear guard)