Thursday, 15 March 2012

Slow progress

I hate the cold – for two reasons, one my body doesn’t like it and secondly, I can’t spend the odd evening in my workshop because of it. Heat it, I hear you say! Well, there are more holes in it than colander and I have tried – to little effect.

Anyway, progress has been slow and I have at last finished off the front hub.

The rear hub is next but it is a little damaged. The previous repairer has had a go at the bearings and they have damaged the washers.

Shaft layout below should help me remember where each bit goes:

I have about 4 engines to rebuild, so I thought I would make an engine stand – this is what it looked like:

Once I have sorted out the rear hub, they will be respoked with the new rims I have (Wassell)