Gearbox shimming - feeler gauges

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db67
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Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:10 pm

hi, hope this doesn't sound like a daft question but where abouts should the feeler gauges be placed on the endplate when measuring the endfloat on the large gear shim ? thanks for any info ;)

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Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:00 pm

The hardened bearing cup that is inserted into the end plate has an L shaped side profile....

you are measuring the gap between the shim and the bottom of the L...

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Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:08 pm

db67 wrote:hi, hope this doesn't sound like a daft question but where abouts should the feeler gauges be placed on the endplate when measuring the endfloat on the large gear shim ? thanks for any info ;)
Here's a picture put the feelers gauge in between the large washer on top off 1st gear and the endplate Image

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Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:49 pm

Look for 0.30 to0.07

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Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:02 pm

Thanks for the replies guys & the info, plus the brilliant diagram ;) that has definitely made it clearer :)

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