It has been a while since I have talked to Dave. Last I heard, it was doing
8+ seconds through the quarter mile.
On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 3:15 PM, Rick Fisk <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> My guess is the hub got bumped slightly when you were doing your
> disassembly. Glad you got it back together!
> What are David and the 350 Chevy powered Sprite up to these days? :-)
> Sent from my keyboard
> On Jul 4, 2014, at 4:10 PM, Brad Fornal <email@example.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the hint Rick. I measured, and they were both 23", from end, to
> the inside of the cupped flange. I said "damn the torpedoes" and put the
> drum, and lug nuts on, and tightened it down. A small quiet thud, and it
> was seated.
> Now to rebuild the brake cylinder on the other side, and wrap this job up.
> Thank you Rick!!
> On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 2:26 PM, Rick Fisk <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> 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 <email@example.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
>> > back in, no problems,
>> > Now, the replacement axle, will not go all the way in. It lacks about
>> > 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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