[Healeys] Shims

Bob Haskell rchaskell at earthlink.net
Mon Aug 21 05:08:42 MDT 2017


Yes you can use the old ones as long as they're in good shape.


Bob Haskell
AHCA 3000 MkI registrar

On 08/21/2017 06:48 AM, Simon Lachlan wrote:
> Hi,
> With reference to front wheel bearing shims, I shall be replacing the 
> bearings in my MkII’s front RHS when winter has set in. (Won’t be long!)
> Anyhow, I’ve half a pack of unused shims left and there will be others 
> in the hub. Is there any reason why I can’t reuse some/all of the old 
> ones &/or mix and match them with some of the new ones?
> As I see it, we use the shims to get the correct end float so, provided 
> the shims’ metallurgy(?) was correct in the first place, the old one 
> will still be good to go??? They’re only somewhat technical packing 
> pieces???
> As ever, I stand ready to be corrected.
> Simon
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