[TR] Spitfire question
fishplate at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 08:38:37 MST 2020
Smaller cup washer > Plastic Hat > metal sleeve > larger cup washer. The
square o-ring is a gasket that fits between the cup washers. Note that
the smaller cup washer should have a larger hole than the larger (outer)
Play with that and you should see pretty quickly. See, for instance, the
diagram on this page: https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID005736
Corrosion Acres, Ga.
On Sun, Nov 8, 2020 at 9:49 AM DAVID MASSEY <dave1massey at cs.com> wrote:
> A friend of mine must be desperate since he is asking me for advice about
> his Spitfire and I have almost no experience with those. He is working on
> reassembling the rear trunion. There is a plastic bushing on either side
> that is hat shaped. There are two cupped washers and a rubber seal. The
> bushing, sleeve and cupped washers are all self evident. My question is
> about the rubber seal. I'm thinking this seal needs to go on the OD of the
> hat section of the bushing but it seems to be about 1/4 inch (6mm) too
> small in diameter to fit around it and trying to stretch it and keep it in
> place is an exercise in aggravation.
> What has been the experience of those here who have done this and what
> recommendations have you?
> Thanks in advance.
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