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Re: [Spridgets] Broken Rear Axle: reprise

To: Brad Fornal <tequila.brad@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Broken Rear Axle: reprise
From: Rick Fisk <refisk@chartermi.net>
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2014 15:26:39 -0400
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Wierd.  All of the axles I've ever swapped worked fine - from Bugeyes to my
'79 Midget.  Early axles to late axles all fit with no issues.  Pull it back
out and measure it's length.  I'm going to go measure a few spares in the
garage and we can compare measurements.

Sent from my keyboard

> On Jul 4, 2014, at 3:01 PM, Brad Fornal <tequila.brad@gmail.com> wrote:
> I removed the axle, it was broken in the pumpkin. I removed the pumpkin,
> removed the pieces, and put it all back together. I put the original axle
> back in, no problems,
> Now, the replacement axle, will not go all the way in. It lacks about 1/16"
> of going flush. I hear a clink, so I know it is hitting metal somewhere. Do
> I put the wheel on, and cinch it down, or are there various size cups on
> the rear of the flange, where one could be too small, not allowing it to
> seat properly.
> Any advice or tips?
> Brad
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