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by 1cylnut
Mon Sep 26, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Cadillac Spindle Failure
Replies: 6
Views: 7624

Re: Cadillac Spindle Failure

Hi Gil, So glad you both survived the ordeal with minimum damage. I am out of Cadillac at the present so I wont go into design but Garyl's advice seems good. I did have a spindle failure on my CDO and repaired it by Garyl's #2 method but was able to press the new heat treated 4130 shaft through the ...
by 1cylnut
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Rod bearing shell Question
Replies: 1
Views: 2177

Re: Rod bearing shell Question

I have made babbited shells for a couple of engines with good result. I used bearing bronze for the shells because it is readily available in heavy wall tubes and short lengths from McMaster Carr. That said I am sure that regular yellow brass would work just as well. There is very little stress on a...
by 1cylnut
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Wireless Turn Signal
Replies: 1
Views: 6306

Re: Wireless Turn Signal

I tried one of these on my Model T with standard buzz coil ignition. The coils drove the thing crazy and made it useless. Perhaps on a car with conventional ignition it would work fine,
Bill Ottemann