[ROVERNET - UK] P6B rear brakes - Oh no not again !

phing phing at videotron.ca
Wed Jan 2 04:33:40 GMT 2008

 Thanks again for your advice . I will try following the manual ! 
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Vern Klukas" <vern at inkspotco.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 01, 2008 6:53 PM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] P6B rear brakes - Oh no not again !

> >Vern
>>Thanks for your advice on spreading the De D tube and jacking under 
>>the differential . I tend to worry about large lumps of motor car 
>>balanced over my head ; I like as much rooom as possible and hefty 
>>jack stands under solid metal before I start work under a car .
>>As for the Rover manual , I agree its a good one, especially 
>>compared with the later Haynes manuals  . I would have been even 
>>more impressed if it said that I needed to spread the de D tube to 
>>drop the drive shafts , [ and told me how to do it !!]instead of 
>>stating  that removing the drive shaft bolts would allow the axle to 
>>drop neatly down .
>>Happy New Year
> Keep in mind that the manual was written for factory trained 
> mechanics. Also, if you actually performed the steps exactly as 
> described in the manual, you will find that as you lower the diff on 
> the jack, the halfshafts actually come away on their own accord. 
> Strictly speaking, there is no need to get the halfshafts hanging 
> before you drop the diff, that is only necessary if you are removing 
> brake disks or stub axles with the diff in place.
> Yours
> Vern
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> Vern Klukas                             I'm a little . . .
> Inkspot Type & Design
> vern at inkspotco.com
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