[ROVERNET - UK] SD1 Wheels on a 1971 NADA P6B
concinnity at woosh.co.nz
Sat Jul 8 09:38:30 BST 2006
How thick is the powdercoating?i.e.by how much don't they fit ? (apologies
for syntax) Yours roverly .David
----- Original Message -----
From: "Glen Wilson" <glenwilson at cavtel.net>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2006 6:49 PM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] SD1 Wheels on a 1971 NADA P6B
> On Saturday 08 July 2006 00:20, sspmilr at netzero.net wrote:
> > Roverists:
> > Today was a disheartening day. After having the SD1 wheels sand
> > blasted, and powder coated, and then having new Coker red band tires
> > mounted and balanced, I found that the SD1 wheels would not fit on the
> > front hubs. The center hole in the SD1 wheels are to small for the
> > grease cup retainers to pass through. Since I'd been told by more than
> > one person that this wasn't going to be a problem, I thought that I'd
> > bring it to everyones attention so it wouldn't happen to anyone else.
> > My whole life with our Rover has been injected with the most unusual
> > problems! If I was sane, and not so in love with Rovers' I'd give up!
> > Peter Miller
> > Arlington, Wa.
> > USA
> I'm sad to hear of your problem with the wheels. I don't recall ever
> that SD1 wheels would not fit a 3500S, either, and I've been on this list
> ten years. They certainly will fit a 2000TC because I have seen that. I
> the front brake pads from a 2000TC will not fit the 3500S because the
> has beefier brakes, so I suppose the hub might differ, as well.
> Do the wheels fit with the grease caps removed? Maybe you could just use a
> different type of grease cap. If I were in this situation, I might be
> my head and I might be a bit pissed, but I wouldn't give up on it yet.
> Grease caps are not all that high tech, and I'm sure there is a solution,
> even if it has to be made from an old coffee can. It will do the job, and
> one will ever see it if the wheels are on the car.
> Remember the mantra of all P6 owners: As long as my rear brake pads and
> calipers are serviceable, there is always hope!
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