[ROVERNET - UK] I've lost my balls!!!!!!

Eric Russell p6rovers at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 1 15:59:02 BST 2006

Did you take ANYTHING off the gearbox?
There are three detent ball (bearings) that fit into
the top of the box under a metal plate.


--- Lance La Certe <lacpsyd at earthlink.net> wrote:

> I suspect that I'm overly paranoid, but am sure that
> the cognoscenti of the
> Rovernetters may be able to help.
> I have recently pulled the engine and tranny, along
> with EVERYTHING  else
> in the engine bay (except the power steering box and
> linkage).  I have
> completely painted the engine bay and as I wait for
> the engine to be
> rebuilt I am cleaning, refurbishing everything under
> the hood----
> HERE'S THE PROBLEM---- As I have labeled and bagged
> all the various parts I
> have come upon 3 BALL BEARINGS on the garage floor. 
> It is possibly, but
> I'm not so sure how likely, that they were there
> before.  Does anyone know
> if ball bearings are part of any assemblage, so that
> when I removed it from
> the engine bay they just fell out?????
> I'm convinced I'm going to get the whole front of
> the car back together and
> something is going to be terribly wrong because of
> these balls bearings.
> Any help would be appreciated..  
> Lance La Certe, Denver,  '70  'Federal' 3500S
> lacpsyd at earthlink.net
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