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yorkshire_spam
May 1, 2017, 4:26pm Report to Moderator

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I've got some new bushes to rebuild the steering knuckle, but I don't think the set screws holding it together are going to come out without a fight.
Does anyone know the thread+size for these little beggars? I'd like to get some spares before I start.
Unlike this one mine has cross head not sockets and the ends have been peened out.


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Sam
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RobPearce
May 2, 2017, 8:16am Report to Moderator

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They're a standard thread - probably 1/4UNF


Current fleet
1967 Vitesse 2L conv "Tessa"
1970 Spitfire Mk3 (project) "Toby"
1972 GT6 Mk3
Not enough time or space
Recently sold:
1972 2.5 PI estate "Harry" (gone to russell on here)
1973 Toledo 2-door "Spike" (gone to a club official)
Used to have:
1968 Vitesse 2L saloon
1980 Dolomite 1500
1977 Dolomite 1850
1980 Dolomite Sprint
1982 TR7 DHC Sprint
1975 2500S saloon
1971 Herald 13/60 Estate (with 1500 Spit engine)
1975 Stag
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yorkshire_spam
May 2, 2017, 8:29am Report to Moderator

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Quoted from RobPearce
They're a standard thread - probably 1/4UNF


Thanks Rob.
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Gt6s
May 2, 2017, 8:39am Report to Moderator


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These days I would not even bother with these. I change to UJ.

Laurence


I remember being wrong once before Laurence Cochrane Newtownards Northern Ireland. 1972 Gt6 2600EFI The Mutt. Some original parts fitted, Not many ! Early PI motor overbored to 2.6. Lightened & balanced, ported chambered, cam'd 6-3-1 manifold. Running on DTA engine management system incorperating the PI throttle bodies fitted with electronic injectors and throttle position sensor. 0-60 4.7s & 7000rpm. Seriously annoys owners of modern stuff ! (particularly coz its a heap) 2500 S box with competition 28% od. 3.63 diff with a quaife in it, innit ! Rotoflex based rear but with a swing spring fitted & sliding shafts.(swing spring rotoflex without rotoflex's). Koni's front Spax rear. Hydraulic handbrake. Citroen xantia discs 11,1/4 in dia under Morris Garages 15 in Maestro alloys.
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cliftyhanger
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I think they are shouldered bolts though, so work hard to save what you have! The early couplings didn't splay teh ends but used lockwire, so much easier to rebuild.
The polybush rebuild actually works very well. My UJ replacements probably won't last as long!


Clive Senior

Location-Brighton, East Sussex
Foxy is here, 1500od tax exempt Toledo. Now has the decent engine back in Slant 4 engine bolted in, sprint box and axle.Now has fresh MoT. Needs paint though.
Spitfire Zetec project is started work progressing slooooowly on the road!
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yorkshire_spam
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Quoted from cliftyhanger
I think they are shouldered bolts though, so work hard to save what you have! The early couplings didn't splay teh ends but used lockwire, so much easier to rebuild.
The polybush rebuild actually works very well. My UJ replacements probably won't last as long!


You are absolutely right! Thanks for the info/warning, there's no way I could have replaced those bolts (having now stripped one apart and seen them)
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cliftyhanger
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Glad to have been of service


Clive Senior

Location-Brighton, East Sussex
Foxy is here, 1500od tax exempt Toledo. Now has the decent engine back in Slant 4 engine bolted in, sprint box and axle.Now has fresh MoT. Needs paint though.
Spitfire Zetec project is started work progressing slooooowly on the road!
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