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by ian theobald
Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:02 am
Forum: Noggin and Natter
Topic: Don,t wear thongs
Replies: 0
Views: 2374

Don,t wear thongs

Here in Oz rubber Thongs are what we were on our feet on hot days rather than go bare feet ,Helps not getting Bindi,s in the soles of your feet and treading on hot Asphalt/bitumen. Drove my TC down to the local shops and when reversing out of the car park the car decided to get a bit of the vapour l...
by ian theobald
Thu Sep 12, 2013 4:34 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: TC under coat
Replies: 3
Views: 2085

TC under coat

As you have noticed I have now completed king pin renewal and now have stub axles correct way round. In the process every part has been cleaned and painted. What i have noticed on my TC is that every part is coated in a greenish undercoat when sanding back to re paint I have noticed that whether it ...
by ian theobald
Thu Sep 12, 2013 3:57 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: back to front stub axles
Replies: 15
Views: 6752

Re: back to front stub axles

What will happen if I just remove and discard ?Will it be like pre 49 models ?.Maybe just leave alone
by ian theobald
Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:48 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: back to front stub axles
Replies: 15
Views: 6752

Re: back to front stub axles

Thanks Gene but a little confused. I thought the wedges were to make the steering lighter for parking so would of thought that removing them would make steering heavier. My car seems to handle ok but has very light steering but have never compared with any others. Now that the weather is warming up ...
by ian theobald
Mon Sep 02, 2013 4:20 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: back to front stub axles
Replies: 15
Views: 6752

Re: back to front stub axles

Hi all.Every thing is all together now and nice and tight. The top of beam axle on drivers side ended up with 2 thou clearance after fitting 5 thou oversize pins in but tight in ythe centre and bottom. I had to polish down one of my old bottom spacers to take up clearance between the beam and stub a...
by ian theobald
Thu Aug 01, 2013 1:54 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: back to front stub axles
Replies: 15
Views: 6752

Re: back to front stub axles

Hi steve,have everything apart now so will send stub axles away to get magna flux tested which I found out can be done locally at our engine reconditioner so it pays to just ask as could not find any one advertised on a search. King pin bushes are worn but have one question . The king pin is a loose...
by ian theobald
Tue Jul 30, 2013 4:40 pm
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: back to front stub axles
Replies: 15
Views: 6752

Re: back to front stub axles

Thanks,I tried the green Locktite but must be to much play as can still move wheel but much better than before. I have not done drivers side yet but outside of hub is a nice tight fit but worn on the inner side so may get away with machining and fitting a sleeve but am yet to get a price or opinion ...
by ian theobald
Tue Jul 30, 2013 3:53 am
Forum: TABC Chat
Topic: back to front stub axles
Replies: 15
Views: 6752

back to front stub axles

Hi,Im only new to this site but have owned my TC for just on 2 yrs having previously owned a Riley for 30yrs. Some Australian members may know of the car,some unique features are that it has a later diff with ends cut off and re welded, Datsun steering box and at some stage had holes in the side of ...