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  1. Buckeye

    Chassis dolly with casters

    Your location is unknown... Guessing somewhere in MD? https://www.google.com/search?biw=1440&bih=695&q=steel+suppliers+in+maryland&npsic=0&rflfq=1&rlha=0&rllag=39105999,-76692990,30869&tbm=lcl&ved=2ahUKEwivlIGlpc_fAhVPL6wKHb0yDjsQtgN6BAgAEAQ&tbs=lrf:!2m1!1e2!2m1!1e3!3sIAE,lf:1,lf_ui:2&rldoc=1#rlfi=hd:;si:;mv:!1m2!1d39.708935!2d-76.3315555!2m2!1d38.242090000000005!2d-78.9402209;tbs:lrf:!2m1!1e2!2m1!1e3!3sIAE,lf:1,lf_ui:2
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    Fuel return line?

    Sure you can. Modified version would be to install a tee connector to the hose running between output port of furl pump to carburetor
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    Fuel return line?

    Yup, that’s fuel return line that rusted out. Replace it with same size tubing front to back from your local auto parts store. There are members here will tell you to get rid of it all toghter. Me, like to keep it to original design was intended.
  4. Nick, problem is not your tool or person doing the job. what’s the temp in your garage? that’s job for days that temp is 80+ Did you soak lockstrip in warm water?
  5. I would make sure outboard seal face is flush with bearings housing and seal face on inboard side is recessed by 1+mm. did you coat sleeve tube with grease and how much?
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    Production Number Question

    Did you find this? A bit more info, but doesn't answer all your questions. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_02_Series
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    @SaharaX2 could you add close up picture of replaced u-joint that you had Driveline for 1st one.
  8. Buckeye

    Rear Axle Friction Moment

    Well is not. Upon reading the instructions again, noticed the value of e I used in my calculation (e = .25) is incorrect. Actual e value of my gear set is engraved on the pinion and is (e = 8+), which is 0.08mm. I will press-out the pinion and existing shim X, will recheck everything and hunt for new shim. According to my calculations I will need to add 0.15mm shim to existing shim X, which make sense to me and why I wasn't able to obtain higher drag value. I will update this post accordingly as progress is being made.
  9. @ @MikeBernardo The nominal distance for pinion (dimension D) is 52.52mm according to the book. However, each matching gear-set will have its own ideal checking distance. Often (but not always) a pinion will be marked with a figure that shows, in hundredths of millimeter, the difference between the nominal distance and that gear-set’s ideal distance.
  10. About a month ago I decided to tear down rear axle and replace bearings and seals due to some mild wining noise @ 35-45 mph speed. First step with rear axle on the bench was to find out "friction moment" of pinion. Using right tool I was not able to get more than 2-3 Lb-in of drag. I have gone thru procedures to determine original shim X is of correct thickness and it is. Upon above exercise proceeded with pinion installation with a new bearings, shim X and clamp bush, etc. as followings Then proceeded with checking drag with proper tool, which cannot seems getting more than 3-4 Lb-in of drag. Flange nut minimum torque setting 103 Lb-ft has been reached and obviously friction rating of pinion bearing with oil seal of max. 320 Ncm (28 Lb-in) never been exceeded. So my question is what am I missing or have neglected? Or am I okay with new drag value since that value was so small before disassembly? BTW, there is marking of +8 on pinion shaft, which don't understand meaning nor been able to find. --Thanks, Farshid
  11. Buckeye

    Front subframe tie rods

    +1 on Randy's post. Ditch the dust caps or don"t worry about it if are missing or destroyed. However, you should soak those orange sealing rings (foams) in engine oil for 20 minutes before tightening those nuts.
  12. I’m not sure if you need to replace input and output clutch cylinders right now with your given schedule unless input clutch cylinder is leaking fluid. Now, when you return and feel want to spend more time in your garage then I would remove both cylinders and disassemble them and clean out housings bores. You will be surprised there is still gunk at bottom of each cylinder even with olive color brake fluid coming out out of output clutch cylinder when bleeding the system.