[TR] TR4A IRS Rear Trailing Arm Issue
dave1massey at cs.com
Sun Oct 4 16:30:14 MDT 2020
Bolts AND the bushings. The hole is sized for the bushing to prevent metal-metal contact.
From: Rye Livingston <ryel at mac.com>
To: Jim Henningsen <trguy75 at gmail.com>
Cc: triumphs at autox.team.net
Sent: Sun, Oct 4, 2020 4:22 pm
Subject: Re: [TR] TR4A IRS Rear Trailing Arm Issue
If you can’t find the specification for the correct size of the hole, you have the stock bolts right? Take those with you to the welder.
> On Oct 4, 2020, at 2:09 PM, Jim Henningsen <trguy75 at gmail.com> wrote:
> They are aluminum. Good suggestions. Now to know the exact size of the hole?
>> On Oct 4, 2020, at 4:52 PM, Rye Livingston <ryel at mac.com> wrote:
>> I forget, steel or aluminum? If steel you could weld a washer in place. If aluminum, take it to a welder who is versed in welding aluminum and have it welded over and drill a new hole?
>>> On Oct 4, 2020, at 1:42 PM, Jim Henningsen <trguy75 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I decided to take a break on my TR6 engine bay reinstall and work on the 67
>>> TR4A IRS. After dissembling the drivers side rear suspension, I noticed the
>>> hole in the rear of the arm for the shock link is wallowed out. What's the
>>> correct diameter of the hole? I don't have a spare trailing arm to check
>>> and any ideas on creative solution to fix it?
>>> Jim Henningsen
>>> Ocala, FL
>>> 61 TR3A
>>> 62 TR4
>>> 67 TR4A
>>> 75 TR6
>>> 81 TR8
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