[Healeys] snap crackle and pop

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Mon Jul 2 10:46:05 MDT 2018

If the end play was excessive--like, more than none--adding a 0.003" 
shim would make it 0.003" greater.  If the original end play you felt 
was due to a loose bearing retaining nut then tightening it is probably 
what fixed the problem.


On 7/2/2018 8:04 AM, Tom Felts wrote:
> OK----update.  This morning pulled wheel/hub/bearings. bearings looked 
> good.  Did find some in/out movement when pulling on the hub.  Right 
> or wrong, I add a .003 spacer and really snugged the hub nut down.  
> put back together and all was good--no more noise and everything is 
> smooth.
> tom
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Tom Felts <tomfelts at windstream.net>
> To: healeys at autox.team.net
> Sent: Sun, 01 Jul 2018 20:45:05 -0400 (EDT)
> Subject: [Healeys] snap crackle and pop
> When turning hard to the right (slow moving) I get a lot of these 
> noises at the left front wheel area.  Assume it is the tie rod?  I 
> first thought it was a loose spinner but that was not it.  Any ideas?
> tom  BJ8

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