[TR] Alternatives to cluster shaft needle bearings?
TR3driver at ca.rr.com
Wed May 25 09:37:20 MDT 2011
> Additionally, a longer bearing can be used on both the front
> and rear of the layshaft to provide more support. This
> replacement is .995" long and has an outer shell. It's not
> open as originally supplied by Triumph in the later cars.
> This "shell" can be used to advantage in saving a cluster
> gear that's been damaged by the open needle bearing
> configuration: press it in with a bit of Loctite Stud and
> Bearing Mount.
Doesn't the cluster gear also have to be ground to diameter before fitting
the longer bearing?
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