We have a winner.
It is a press fit. It just didn't look like it because the quick
paint job they did on
On Oct 4, 2007, at 6:03 PM, Max Heim wrote:
> All of those that I have ever encountered were just press fits.
> Just lean on
> it a bit with a clamp, bench vise or BFH and it should assume the
> Max Heim
> '66 MGB GHN3L76149
> If you're near Mountain View, CA,
> it's the primer red one with chrome wires
> on 10/4/07 3:58 PM, Paul Root at email@example.com wrote:
>> Here's a picture.
>> The green one is the new one with the stand-off going the wrong way.
>> Oh, and I tried moving the rear bracket back further, it won't go
>> back far enough.
>> On Oct 4, 2007, at 5:31 PM, Paul Root wrote:
>>> So the alternator from the local supply store came in finally. It
>>> wasn't the cheaper of the
>>> two choices. That was unavailable. But this was only $90.
>>> Anyway, I've got two problems.
>>> 1. I don't have the little key for locking the chuck to the pulley.
>>> I don't remember taking one out, of
>>> either alternator. And I can't find them.
>>> 2. It won't go on. The back mount point has a stand off, like the
>>> original. Except the original is
>>> on the inside of the bracket. This one is on the backside of the
>>> bracket so it doesn't allow the alternator
>>> back far enough for the front bracket to meet up with the mount
>>> point, and the pivot arm doesn't meet
>>> up either.
>>> I've already called Quality Coaches, Mark has one. I was going to
>>> get as a spare. I can get some keys
>>> for the chuck while I'm at it. I was going to get the second one
>>> from him anyway, to have a spare. But
>>> I thought this would be quicker, since getting to South MPLS is a
>>> bit of a pain with the 35W bridge out.
>>> Can I hack saw the stand-off off? Or is that structural in some way.
>>> Paul Root
>>> 77 MGB
>>> 99 OBS
>> Paul Root
>> 77 MGB
>> 99 OBS
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