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Re: [Spridgets] Crankshaft Spigot bearing removal

To: pelliott@innercite.com, spridgets@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Crankshaft Spigot bearing removal
From: Daniel1312@aol.com
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2007 18:12:16 EDT
The crank has a spigot bearing for a Spridget gearbox but the gearbox I'm 
going to use is a Ford based 5 speed that has a spigot adaptor and it's own 
spigot.  The spigots are not the same size.

So before I can use the spigot for the Ford box I need to get the one for the 
Spridget box out.


In a message dated 05/09/07 22:18:25 GMT Daylight Time, 
pelliott@innercite.com writes:

> Call me a bit daft, But wouldn't it be the same as the I.D. of the
> aforementioned bearing? 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: spridgets-bounces+pelliott=innercite.com@autox.team.net
> [mailto:spridgets-bounces+pelliott=innercite.com@autox.team.net] On Behalf
> Of Daniel1312@aol.com
> Sent: Wednesday, September 05, 2007 2:05 PM
> To: spridgets@autox.team.net
> Subject: [Spridgets] Crankshaft Spigot bearing removal
> Hi List,
> I've discovered that my engine has had a new spigot bearing fitted to it.  
> Unfortunately I need to remove it as my car runs a Ford based 5 speed
> conversion 
> which uses a spigot adaptor.
> I recall the recommended technique is to fill the end of the crank with 
> grease and hydraulic the spigot out by the use a drift or old gearbox input
> shaft.  
> I don''t have an old gearbox or input shaft to use let alone measure any
> more 
> than I have a drift of the right size.  I don't mind buying a drift of the 
> right size but need to know the size.
> So, anyone have the size?
> Thanks
> Daniel1312   

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