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
Erich Neal made some beautiful parts for my frame. I painted them with Zero Rust to well stave off rust.
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.
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
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
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
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
.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
Check to verify the main shaft has .002 to .004 end play Clean 5th gear retainer nut with break clean and dry Clean main shaft threads and dry be sure concave washer has inner … Continue reading
New input seal from Quad 4×4 This bearing race was the perfect size to press the seal into the NV4500 front cover. Cleaned up front cover ready to have the seal pressed in b Went in very easily. I would not … Continue reading