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T Case adventures ….

All’s well that ends well I suppose. Some years ago when I boxed up the School Bus Project to move from one house to another I failed to protect several parts of my Transfer Case. They got wet and ruined. … Continue reading

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Transmission goes in

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Experiment

I have had a can of rust oleum spray on rubber for sometime. I figured I would try coding the bracket mating surfaces with it and see what effect that would have. We shall see

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Painting Brackets and Crossmember

Erich Neal made some beautiful parts for my frame. I painted them with Zero Rust to well stave off rust.

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Hood Hinge

I have decided to go with a new hood hinge. I added steel to the bulkhead to support the hinge. Here are some pictures of the process. 

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NV4500 done!

I have completed the NV4500. The adapter from Timm Cooper is installed and sealed, the out bearing was much easier to install than I thought it would be. The top cover is sealed on, the new bell housing from Advance … Continue reading

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The School Bus Moved

   Sadly it did not move under its own power. Thank you Gord’n and the crew at Lamorna Garage is Seattle for letting me store the 109 in your lot. Thanks to Erich Neal for housing it this year.   … Continue reading

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Nv4500 part 600

Setting the torque was very tough. Lowering the lift beam on the housing keep it steady enough to torque the nut.  Copious amounts of Red Loctite prior to installing the nut for the last time. Keeping the housing steady. Use … Continue reading

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Remote oil filter

The stock oil filter port for the Cummins 6at block I have will not clear the right frame rail.  I have used the stock oil filter attachment to make an aluminum plate  The bolt holes are 11/32 matching the stock … Continue reading

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Nv4500 part 500

.004 end play. Absolutely perfect. .002-.006 is the allowance Used .017 total shim. I bought a 1 7/8 Proto socket at Pacific Industrial and modified it to turn the 5th gear retention nut. I started by turning the rear flat so … Continue reading

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