Member Page: Tim Ursuliak
Member ID: Tim UrsuliakStatus: Free Member
Lacombe, AB, Canada
Member Since: 2015-07-07
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Last Login: 2018-03-18 22:28
Forum Activity: 2018-03-18 16:11
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Posted on: Monday February 26, 2018
It's been a long winter with not much going on in the car department. Some warmish weekend weather finally rolled in so I was determined to get something done. Headed out Saturday to the farm to get some parts clean in order to get cracking on the third motion shaft. I managed to have a fairly successful time reassembling the first gear assembly and the 3rd/4th synchronizer with all the little spring loaded bit ready to fly everywhere. The piston ring compressor worked perfectly and I had th...
Posted on: Sunday November 26, 2017
I spent another day cleaning and disassembling yesterday. I got the first motion shaft bearing off quite easily with a drift. The third motion shaft bearing is a different story so I've bought my myself a bearing separator. The problem is now that it isn't quite long enough to reach the end of the shaft. Some coupling nuts to lengthen the bars should do the trick. Cleaning and reassembling the third motion shaft with a new bear and synchro rings is really the only thing holding me back from comp...
Posted on: Sunday November 19, 2017
I received all the necessary parts in order to complete the gearbox earlier in the week. The only thing holding me back from reassembly what getting all the original bits clean. I, for some reason, always think that this will be quick task. It invariably turns into an all afternoon affair. It was quite warm today (around +4) so it was the perfect time to get things done. Everything got hauled out of the basement and loaded into the Rav4 for the trek to my parent's acreage and most importantly my...
Posted on: Wednesday November 8, 2017
Well I got everything apart this afternoon. The bearing circlips gave me a bit of a hard time and I gave a little blood to the LBC gods. Eventually I was able to get the rear one off, tap the third motion shaft forwards, then get the front one off, tap the input shaft rearwards to work the third motion shaft out of the housing. Upon removal of the third motion shaft, my stuck 1st gear when shooting all over the place as expected. Luckily I was able to retrieve all of the balls and springs. I the...
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