[TR] Crankshaft Thrust washers (aka bearing)
levilevi at comcast.net
Fri Dec 4 17:01:42 MST 2020
I understood the Spitfire’s TW spec to be 0.006-0.014. At least for my 69.
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> On Dec 4, 2020, at 3:10 PM, Dave Connitt <dconnitt at fuse.net> wrote:
> Hi Bob,
> Using two .005” oversized thrust washers in your situation will result in .001” clearance. Use one standard and one .005 and that would get you down to .006. I think that is closer to the maximum tolerance though. It will be interesting to see what others think l
> Dave Connitt
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Dec 4, 2020, at 4:24 PM, Bob Nogueira <nogera at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Catologs show that thrust washers are available in Standard and .005 oversized.
>> Since the washers act in both directions, front to back back to front, does a .005 set reduce total clearance .010?
>> With standard size I currently have a bit more than .011 play. Will using a set of .005 washers, will the play be reduced to .006 or .001?
>> Thank you
>> Bob Nogueira
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