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Re: [T3] 71 Sqb NSS So close!

On Wed, 2005-02-09 at 22:44, jmailliardfleming@verizon.net wrote:
> http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/album_page.php?pic_id=107808
> Here is a photo of the progress made thus far.  I wish I had a photo of 
> the way it looked when it was extricated from the housing the first 
> time.

> The spring doesn't apply pressure evenly to the top and bottom 
> contacts.  if the piece is too wide, it the spring isn't strong enough 
> to push the piece into the contact.  If it is too narrow it comes out 
> too far and catches on the contacts and gets bent out of shape.    
> There is not much room to work with the part in place and taking it out 
> re-mangles the part.  Is there any more advice.  I am pleased with my 
> progress and can't give up now.
> Thanks,
> Josephine
It is looking a lot better, but I don't think you have a heavy enough
spring. I uploaded some more pictures of the the NOS one. If your
monitor is big enough, and you have enough internet bandwidth, those are
some high resolution pictures if you keep clicking on them.

Russ Wolfe
'71 FB AT
'66 FB MT
'64 T34 (not running)
'65 T1 (not running)

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