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Re: [T3] Clink clink... aw sh!^!!


On 19 Mar 99, at 20:22, Dave Hall wrote:

> The VW "Tools for local manufacture" manual shows a push-rod tube centring
> tool, which makes sure the tubes don't cock in their seals, causing
> leakage.  It's fiddly to keep them dead central otherwise.  I know it took
> a lot of care with the PRs in place, and some carved fingerprints on the
> sharp ends of the tubes, but you would have to be assembling lots of
> engines to make it worth the time to make the tool.

I never saw these tools, but I would think that 4 pieces of the 
largest wooden dowels or plastic rods that would fit through the PR 
tubes would do nicely. OTOH, the PRs themselves work pretty well at 
keeping the PR tubes off the floor, which, to me, was the important 
part.

Jim
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Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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