The red dot should be visible. Typically the sliding block would only go in one
way. It was too
tight the other way. Sounds like it's kind'a backwards in your case.
If you want to wait, I can email Joachim Gunst. Let me know.
ronald weber wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm in the middle of installing a Gunst T/O bearing (and getting grease on my
>keyboard) and came across a slight problem. The two small square blocks that
>mount on the fork pins and ride in the T/O groove seem to fit into the groove
>regardless of orientation--contrary to the instructions that state they only
>go in one way. The one direction they are snug (about 0.001" clearance) but
>still slide and in the other direction they are quite loose (maybe about
>0.016"-0.018" play). Each block has a small red dot on one of the four sides.
>Play is minimized when the dot is visible in the groove (non-marked sides
>against the groove walls).
> So this poses the question: is the block supposed to have play or is a tight
>sliding fit correct? My instinct is to install them with the tighter fit and
>put some of the included "bear grease" on the groove but I thought I'd pose
>the question to the group. Ideas?
> As always, thanks for your help!
> Ron W.
> 71 TR6
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