[Healeys] Happy Canada Day

Bob Spidell 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.
> Cheers
> Ross

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