[Spridgets] axle or pinion problems?
cmanuel at wi.rr.com
Sun Aug 14 18:12:26 MDT 2011
Well happy Sunday to me.
Jacked it up and if I spin one wheel hard, the other might move a couple
I'm sure I've seen it on her the past few years but never paid attention to
it, does anyone have a good how-to written up beyond what's in the book?
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[mailto:spridgets-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of Rick Fisk
Sent: Sunday, August 14, 2011 6:24 PM
To: spridgets at autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] axle or pinion problems?
Sounds like a broken axle. If you're lucky it's the hub end. And they do
go with no warning or odd noises. John Deikis has broken enough axles on
Works Race Midget that we have the replacement procedure down to about 20
'59 & '61 Sprites
'79 Party Midget
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On Aug 14, 2011, at 6:48 PM, "Chris Manuel" <cmanuel at wi.rr.com> wrote:
> Well that was interesting drive this afternoon...
> Without any warning, I suddenly lost all forward (and reverse) while
> on the interstate.
> My speedometer still works, and I can change gears with no problem, but it
> doesn't move at all.
> Is this the symptom of a broken axle? I'll jack it up later and do the
> the wheel test.
> Do these go without warning? It was running great and there was no
> with odd noises or a massive oil puddle.
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