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RE: Rear axle

To: "Bob Howard" <>
Subject: RE: Rear axle
From: "Dodd, Kelvin" <>
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 14:28:31 -0700

I've run into this too and figured it was just a tolerance issue.
Either that or North American molecules are a different size.  

Kelvin Dodd

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Howard []
> Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2005 12:07 PM
> To: Dodd, Kelvin
> Cc:;
> Subject: Re: Rear axle
> Kelvin,
>    During the winter when some of us in our club were taking apart
> Salisbury rear axles to see what was inside, we were able to remove
> gearsets from the two we tried w/o using the spreader tool, which we
> didn't have anyway.
>    Were there manufacturing tolerances great enough that sometimes the
> tool was not required?
>    Do you suppose it could be that some DPO simply filed off .010 from
> the case for clearance?
> Bob

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