ok doke ,
so stage one ,of the remote gearbox, was to make a hub bearing carrier( to mount the cv bearing ,flange, cv assembly to, then to bolt the flywheel/clutch to …phew…,)
I was going to use the cast one , but ,as avid readers will know it turned out to be cast iron .
so this bit of billet steel will do , you can see the cast thing I have to copy above ^^^not too complicated , so to start with , I centred the billet in the chuck ,and started to face it off ,and centre mark it . this stuff is tough !! not sure what it is but im guessing 32.
next step is to get a drillin’ n’ a borin’ .(just practising my Texan oilman drawl.) 😉
I have been taking time to work on a project for veronica , and when that’s at the stage I want I will be back on this , she feels terrible I am not working on it , and keeps saying ,we can do that when I come to England , work on medusa . and I say pffft !! in a week .lol.
I’ve now been saying that since September !!
so this is now at the stage I can leave it for a while , a old shell left outside for 23 years , I restored for v for Christmas, as it was .
how it turned out …..after lots of welding and filling… including cutting some mk1 light surrounds out of a shell down the scrappy ,and welding them in here ..
so now I can get on with machining up the hub for the gearbox input on MEDUSA .