[ROVERNET - UK] P6B rear brakes - Oh no not again !
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 !
>>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.
> Vern Klukas I'm a little . . .
> Inkspot Type & Design
> vern at inkspotco.com
> rovernet mailing list
> rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com
> To unsubscribe, go to this web page, look near the bottom and follow instructions:
> Back-up list and photos at:
> No virus found in this incoming message.
> Checked by AVG Free Edition.
> Version: 7.5.516 / Virus Database: 269.17.13/1206 - Release Date: 1/1/2008 12:09 PM
More information about the rovernet