[Healeys] Angle drive screw

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Wed Jul 22 20:14:04 MDT 2020

I don't recall doing it, but I think you can get to it from underneath 
by unscrewing the speedo cable, loosening the drive at the O/D and 
rotating it. I've got my BJ8 on the grease pit, I'll see if it's 
possible next time I go fight the spiders.

On 7/22/2020 11:11 AM, Max Byers via Healeys wrote:
> Since the location of the screw on the angle drives for BJ7s and BJ8s 
> makes it quite an operation to use it for lubrication purposes, I 
> conclude that the screw is just there for when the same drive is used 
> on other vehicles with better access.    I bet very few BJ7/BJ8 owners 
> have ever lubricated the angle drive, so it must not be critical.
> Thanks to all for the responses.
> Steve Byers
> HBJ8L/36666
> BJ8 Registry
> AHCA Delegate at Large
> Havelock, NC  USA
> *From:*Michael MacLean [mailto:rrengineer.mike at att.net]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:44 PM
> *To:* Jean Caron; Jean Caron via Healeys; Max Byers; 
> healeys at autox.team.net
> *Subject:* Re: [Healeys] Angle drive screw
> Same kind of lube point screw in OEM gear reduction drives for Bugeye 
> speedos.  Just like everything else on these cars, you can't hurt it 
> by lubing the crap out of anything that moves.
> Mike MacLean
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