[Healeys] "SS" aka--scuttle shake

warthodson at aol.com warthodson at aol.com
Fri Jul 9 07:05:15 MDT 2021

I never tried stiffening the frame, but I did have my wire wheels trued & the tires shaved & the the rear drums balanced by Hendrix and it removed all of the shake & vibration. Gary Hodson

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From: BJ8Healeys <sbyers at ec.rr.com>
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#yiv1879054390 #yiv1879054390 -- _filtered {} _filtered {} _filtered {}#yiv1879054390 #yiv1879054390 p.yiv1879054390MsoNormal, #yiv1879054390 li.yiv1879054390MsoNormal, #yiv1879054390 div.yiv1879054390MsoNormal {margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;font-size:12.0pt;font-family:New;}#yiv1879054390 a:link, #yiv1879054390 span.yiv1879054390MsoHyperlink {color:blue;text-decoration:underline;}#yiv1879054390 a:visited, #yiv1879054390 span.yiv1879054390MsoHyperlinkFollowed {color:purple;text-decoration:underline;}#yiv1879054390 span.yiv1879054390EmailStyle17 {color:#1F497D;}#yiv1879054390 .yiv1879054390MsoChpDefault {font-size:10.0pt;} _filtered {}#yiv1879054390 div.yiv1879054390Section1 {}#yiv1879054390 Well, first of all the structures are different between theE-type and the BJ8.  The purpose of the structural mod to the firewall is tostiffen it to increase its natural vibration frequency.  I did that mod and noticedthe difference, but it didn’t remove all of the shake.  Allen Hendrix did hismagic by balancing and truing the wheels and shaving the tires.  It removedalmost all of the shake, and balancing the drums did the rest.  I considermyself lucky to live close enough to Allen that I can take the car to him whennecessary.    Steve Byers HBJ8L/36666 BJ8 Registry AHCA Delegate at Large Havelock, NC      
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