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Re: What's the Diff?

Subject: Re: What's the Diff?
From: Charles & Peggy Robinson <>
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 13:13:46 -0500
   When I tore down my first B engine and realized the there were steel 
plates bolted to each end of the block, I said to my self, "Now why in 
the hell did they do it that way?"  As time has gone by and I've worked 
on more things on MGs I've found out that there are more than a few "Why 
in the....."  mutterings.  Take that lower seal on the windscreen, fer 
instance.  ;^)


    CR wrote:

> Looks like something from a gynecologist's tool  bag......;-)
> Best NOT to use a case spreader. Too many diff  bearings have been assembled 
> with excessive preload and wear out prematurely as  a result.
> Lever them out with a wrench and screwdriver,  and tap them back in - if you 
> even need to, as most have sufficient  clearance.
> Bill

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