The Jalopy Journal
Ya but you don't have the springs on the backs of the side clutches.
Well that is the problem. Both springs are missing!
The small spring inside is not for the locker. The locker springs push on the backs of the...
The only Detroit lockers small enough would be out of a dana 25 or dana 30 front axle. That narrows the search considerably.
Can you please post a picture of the guts of your diff laid out in order? I think you are missing the left hand spring that keeps...
Yours seem s modified to only unlock in one direction
That little spring should fin onto the stub axle snout. It should probably have shims behind it to keep it locked on one side of the dog clutch....
I'm not a fan of the bones cars for the same reason I don't think your caps fit your build.
On a competition style car they look right, with a...
It looks like you have a modified Detroit locker. There is usually two springs, and two sets of dog clutches.
Chop it 3" before you put paint back on it...............
In the jeep world where flops and rolls are common , a bar of any sort is better than nothing.
An acquaintance got hot broadside in a 2000 ish TJ...
Leave it, you will be fine. The piston and crank weight is more important anyway
I live on an island where everything rusts, I have a special roll of stainless steel baling wire....
^ sure! Fastest way to turn money and fuel into hot water! Lol
Cheater slicks in the rain must be excellent!
A guy on here got 208hp out of a modified Plymouth 230 flathead six.
@continentaljohn the firewall is just trimmed about an inch where it bumps out at the top of the toe board.
I think a car firewall sits back a...
[ATTACH] I have a 34 truck with a Desoto hemi in it. The car truck rad and frame are the same. The Desoto is larger than the dodge and the motor...
Heel-the outer diameter of the ring teeth.
Toe- the inner diameter of the ring teeth.
Root- root of the gear tooth.
Top or crest- top edge of the...
Backlash is just a fancy name for running clearance between the gears. Tighter is not better.
Pinion depth is more important than...
Nothing like bolting together a fresh motor!
Are these used gears?
.032 looks the best but the pattern is a little high on the heel of the gear and a strange shape.
I asked for a discussion of mechanical concepts.
Not "are you building a rat rod" "
Let us know when you are out so we can stay home"
Thanks @krylon32 .
Nice to know there is no room for new ideas around here ya assholes.....
Hmm. I might just have to install a spring with more arch and go with a shorter tire..
[ATTACH] You could build a roadster with the parts you have and some swapmeet scrounging . Be prepared for some wood work.
My 34 truck sits very low and I like that. Trouble is I have about an inch of front suspension travel before the axle hits the spring plate. I...
If you have sanded it smooth enough old baby barf rags work awesome to polish it out. I use them on gun stock finishes.
I believe they are called...
Those are lovely!
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