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  • Offline Grubloon

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    Drag link bearing replacement
    on: Oct 01, 2022, 05.55 pm
    Oct 01, 2022, 05.55 pm
    I am finally looking at replacing the drag link sleeves with the nice shiny ones I bought some time ago from 1675.

    My question though, is it imperative that I use the Trophy bush and bearings removal /installer tools to replace any bearing that need to be replaced, or can the job be done without them.    :084:

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    Re: Drag link bearing replacement
    Reply #1 on: Oct 02, 2022, 07.38 am
    Oct 02, 2022, 07.38 am
    I don't use thsoe tools to do mine.

    It's a bit fiddly bridging the gaps on the end with the two legs,
    so that you don't put any pressure on the other leg,
    but a combination of Sockets and spacers does the job,
    pressed in using a simple bench vice.

    Cheers  :821:


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    Re: Drag link bearing replacement
    Reply #2 on: Oct 02, 2022, 07.01 pm
    Oct 02, 2022, 07.01 pm
    Thanks Coconut for your input.

    I have changed bearings in wheels and engines without any special tools, but wasn't 100% certain that I could get away with it on the drag link, so I will use the freezer and hot air gun method of fitting new bearings, as I have done in the past.

    Thanks again.    :821:

     



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