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RE: D60 ?

From: Allen Fahey <afahey_at_peoplepc.com>
Date: 1 Feb 2002 10:03:04 -0800

I already did the ears, got them off a D44 on a BB. They are a larger diameter than a EB D44. $70 would have been worth it if I didn't already have the housing or use of a grinder.

 Joe, that is the approach I was thinking of
Thanks

On Fri, 01 February 2002, "Dusenberry, Quinn" wrote:

>
> James Duff is now selling the ears as a separate item. I think they are
> about $70 for the pair. Pretty cool new product, IMO.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Covert, Jack [mailto:JACOVERT_at_compucom.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 6:54 AM
> To: rjlougee; Allen Fahey
> Cc: EBML
> Subject: RE: [EBML] D60 ?
>
>
> Hey Allen,
>
> Where'd you get your ears?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rjlougee
> Sent: Fri 2/1/2002 9:46 AM
> To: Allen Fahey
> Cc: EBML
> Subject: Re: [EBML] D60 ?
>
>
>
> Let me take a shot at this Allen, I'm planning to do mine soon
> and this
> way the list can ixnay it if insufficiently thought through.
>
> My basic plan is to loosely assemble the front end and make some
> measurements of the floor and knuckles. The axle on jackstands
> and at
> normal ride height in relation to the frame/body. Use an angle
> finder
> on the floor under the front of the EB and again on the top of
> the
> knuckles. Adjust the angle of the knuckles, by rotating the
> axle until
> the desired caster is achieved. Tack weld the C-bushing
> brackets on the
> tubes, remove and finish weld.
>
> I.e. If I'm looking for 5 degrees of caster, I'll measure the
> angle at
> the floor to make sure it's zero. Then measure the angle on the
> knuckles. Assuming the floor was at zero, the axle will be
> rotated
> until the knuckle is at 5 degrees. I would do this to both
> sides to
> ensure it's not slightly twisted in the bushings. Anything
> other than
> zero on the floor will cause the 5 degrees to be added to the
> base
> figure.
>
> Did that make sense and is it a viable plan?
> Joe
>
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