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Re: [T3] 65 Square brakes


As soon as I get them off and look at them I'll post some pics and what ever 
info I can gleam from them.
Have to borrow/buy a 36mm socket first to get that axel nut off.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Adney" <jadney@vwtype3.org>
To: <type3@vwtype3.org>
Sent: Friday, August 18, 2006 7:34 AM
Subject: Re: [T3] 65 Square brakes


> On 17 Aug 2006 at 21:32, DAVID WYATT wrote:
>
> > It didn't take much effort at all to twist that nipple off. I didn't 
> > feel
> > that I was exerting that much torque on it at the time.
> > I was a Helicopter Maintenance Officer and Test Pilot in the Army. So I 
> > do
> > believe in using the right torque. My A** was on the line.
>
> ;-)
>
> What I would do now is take them off and send them to me. I will heat them 
> up
> and try to anneal the ez-outs. Once they are softer, I would try to drill 
> them
> out with a left hand drill. That usually takes them right out when there's 
> no
> ez-out in there, but I don't know how successful I'll be in this case.
>
> The rear bleed valves are M6 x 1 thread and I have replacements, but I 
> agree
> that they should have been a little bigger.
>
> I also have rebuilt 7/8 type 3 wheel cylinders as well as a few other odd
> sizes, but it would still be best if I could see your old ones to make 
> sure you
> got the right replacements.
>
> -- 
> Jim Adney
> jadney@vwtype3.org
> Madison, WI 53711-3054
> USA
>
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