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Re: D60 ?

From: John Foottit <foottdc9_at_erau.edu>
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2002 17:09:55 -0700

Or you do like I did, and make 1/2" spacers to put between the radius arm
and the cap. The mounts have 100% surface contact on the dana 60 tubes,
it's just 1/2" further between them.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Karl Bradley" <tripleb_at_a-o.com>
To: "John Foottit" <foottdc9_at_erau.edu>; "Covert, Jack"
<JACOVERT_at_compucom.com>; "rjlougee" <rjlougee_at_prodigy.net>; "Allen Fahey"
<afahey_at_peoplepc.com>
Cc: "EBML" <ebml_at_bronco.com>
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 3:26 PM
Subject: Re: [EBML] D60 ?


> Be VERY AWARE you still have to either have these milled out to fit the
d60
> tube or use the hack, I mean hand grinder. I spent mucho ## at a machine
> shop to have a stock set milled out to fit my 60 and still had to "touch
> them up a bit. Remember the front 60 tube is slightly larger in diameter
> than 3" which is what the rear on a Tera60R is.
> Hopefully this will help some folks,
> Karl Bradley
> NC
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Foottit" <foottdc9_at_erau.edu>
> To: "Covert, Jack" <JACOVERT_at_compucom.com>; "rjlougee"
> <rjlougee_at_prodigy.net>; "Allen Fahey" <afahey_at_peoplepc.com>
> Cc: "EBML" <ebml_at_bronco.com>
> Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 11:31 AM
> Subject: Re: [EBML] D60 ?
>
>
> > James Duff, $75 for a set of 4 brand new
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Covert, Jack" <JACOVERT_at_compucom.com>
> > To: "rjlougee" <rjlougee_at_prodigy.net>; "Allen Fahey"
<afahey_at_peoplepc.com>
> > Cc: "EBML" <ebml_at_bronco.com>
> > Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 7:53 AM
> > 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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Received on Fri Feb 01 2002 - 17:10:10 MST


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