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growler 1964 01-10-2016 03:09 PM

prop repair
 
hi uj on prop has gone would it be possible to weld in place or must it have a uj its a hard tail

strima 01-10-2016 05:09 PM

The UJ would take into account any alignment differences and frame twisting, if you weld the prop you risk a more catastrophic break.

fifer 01-10-2016 08:16 PM

Easy to replace UJ joints .
http://www.dodgeram.org/tech/repair/U_joint/repair.htm
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And have a wee look at propshaft alignment on reassembly ;
https://sites.google.com/site/fifers...ropshaft-stuff
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Peirre 02-10-2016 07:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by strima (Post 661685)
The UJ would take into account any alignment differences and frame twisting, if you weld the prop you risk a more catastrophic break.

Likewise if the engine is on rubber mounts the UJ would take into account the variations of torque flexing as the engine revs.


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