[Healeys] Happy Canada Day
bspidell at comcast.net
Sun Jul 1 13:49:54 MDT 2018
Was just in there myself; now I know why that nut has to be torqued to
150lb-ft IIRC. I don't see the large flat washer that goes under the
nut, did you lose it?
Can't help with the shaft/nut size; I remember thinking it looked very
similar in size to the nuts on the front axle bearing shaft. If no one
can supply the correct answer, you could use a caliper and one of these:
On 7/1/2018 11:17 AM, Ross Maylor wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was having a great day in the car yesterday until the flange
> coupling at the end of the overdrive parted company with the
> overdrive. The castellated nut had backed off and when I hit a cattle
> guard too fast the impact jolted it off with a great noise of the
> prop shaft flopping around. So where was the cotter pin you ask.
> Hmmm?? Well the flange took some damage to the slots and the last
> couple of threads on the overdrive shaft took damage but otherwise all
> looks okay.
> Would anyone know the size and threads of the annulus shaft so I can
> find a dye to fix those threads.
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