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Pretty sure I’ve got all the bits. Only one roller bearing let go.
If I try the quiksteel route, I assume I need the aluminium version of the paste?
Many thanks for your advice on this as well as my previous instalment!
So a while back I sheared the tripod off the NS driveshaft.
After much magnet fishing I got all the bits out, but one of the lobes from the tripod has pushed a hole in the gearbox casing. It was very stuck.
So any thoughts on how to plug the hole? Special magic glue / sealant? Get...
Drained the oil and found no needle bearings in the oil.
Took the shaft out.
I could feel the missing third circular lobe jammed just inside the gearbox casing, between the case and the bolt in plate.
Managed to get that out, although I can feel another piece.
Is the bolt in plate...
So the car was delivered home and the garage that took a quick look had put the assorted shaft part in the footwell.
So I’m missing one set of needle bearings and the cylinder bit.
I may drain and see what I can fish out to start with.
So I’m now having the car shipped home so I can sort it during lockdown.
Any idea if the 172 gear box has a magnet inside to catch any bits? Or is the gearbox likely to be shot.
Being glass half full, I was hoping to fish the bits out, whack a new shaft in and hope for the best!
Had a brilliant day of super budget Motorsport on Sunday on a Targa rally.
Running second in class on the last test, when changing from first to second i got a thud and no gears.
Had it recovered to a good motorsport specialist (who where at the rally), who have identified that the...
Could anyone help with a radio code for my 172.
Have been living with it for a year but tomorrow I have a fairly long drive for a targa rally.
I believe the relevant numbers from the side of the radio unit are TR796.
So, I started to replace the wishbones on my 172 phase 2, and before I realised GSF had sold me the wrong type..... ggggrrrrr
So the tie rod that goes from the front inner wishbone bolt up to the inner wheel liner, I sheared the bolt that connects it at the upper wheel arch position.
As I lost...