[TR] Triumphs Digest, Vol 9, Issue 288

Geo Hahn ahwahneetr at gmail.com
Thu Dec 22 18:32:08 MST 2016

And a specific torque can be a problem if you are trying to set it up for
use with a hand crank.  The shims get you close to the desired 4:00/10:00
position but I usually just stop wrenching when it is really tight and in
the right spot.


On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 5:37 PM, Randall <TR3driver at ca.rr.com> wrote:

> > I would use loctite but if it was correctly torqued ???
> I'm not sure what the "correct" torque is; but I can confirm that bolt
> tends
> to work loose even when tightened to over 100 ftlb.
> Lots of high frequency torsional vibration in that area; in fact it has
> been
> suggested that the rubber bushings in the fan mount tend to act as harmonic
> dampeners.
> Oil resistant blue Loctite seems to work well, but takes significant extra
> effort to remove.
> Be sure to check for damage to the keyway in the hub.  In my case, the hub
> was ruined, and the crank nose worn undersize from the hub working back and
> forth on the clearance to the key.
> Randall
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