Thursday, 21 November 2019

Braking News!

Back in September Nutexa Frictions returned the band brake straps with their new Ferodo liners, which has prompted Rick to crack on with another sub-assembly. After a day of prevarication and elliptical hole measuring he came to the conclusion that it would be easier to replace a substantial lump of the compensating mechanism than repair it:

As it measures 2”x 1¾” it’s a fair old chunk of steel, and I think he enjoyed the challenge of machining on the radiussed end that no-one will ever see:

This is the sub-assembly drawing:

A bit more grey paint, two more new pins and it will be ready for fitting:

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