[Healeys] stator tube
rchaskell at earthlink.net
Sun Nov 10 17:58:29 MST 2013
Replacement was the only option I could think of when working on mine.
Laser welding? I don't know.
AHCA 3000 Mk I registrar
On 11/10/2013 04:46 PM, Herbert Miller wrote:
> I currently have my steering column apart, and indeed the long stator tube
> has cracks at the end of the slot, just as you described. Is there any
> repair ?
> Herb Miller
> -----Original Message-----
> From: healeys-bounces at autox.team.net [mailto:healeys-bounces at autox.team.net]
> On Behalf Of Bob Haskell
> Sent: Saturday, November 9, 2013 6:45 AM
> To: Dr. C. Rubino
> Cc: healeylist
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] stator tube
> While they're out of the car, separate the two stator tubes and have a look
> at the slot in the long stator tube. It's not uncommon to see cracks
> radiating from the two corners at the end of the slot. If they get bad
> enough, the trafficator will start moving with the steering wheel when it's
> When I've made replacement long stator tubes, I've cut the slot with a
> slotting saw as original, but then gone back in with an end mill and
> radiused the end of the slot, removing the sharp corners (stress risers)
> left by the slotting saw.
> Bob Haskell
> AHCA 3000 Mk I registrar
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