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MGC Rebuild

Michael Lippmann   CAN — Posted on The MG Experience
Thursday February 2, 2017 7:06 AM


Hub pulled off with out too much trouble 1 5 16

Hub pulled off with out too much trouble, 1 5/16" Axle nut (with thin wall socket) came off with impact nicely!

Undid the brake backing plate and pulled off leavi

Undid the brake backing plate and pulled off leaving brake components in place so I can rework them all on the bench and re-assemble to the axle later

Roll pin drove out nicely and then used a brass pu

Roll pin drove out nicely and then used a brass punch to start driving out the axle....2 hours later success!!! :) Beer time!

This is the point of no return next photo shows h

This is the point of no return, next photo shows how far you can drift the axle out without binding it in the differential housing.

This is kind of the maximum length you can drift t

This is kind of the maximum length you can drift that axle out without binding! From here you have to pull, pry, etc.,

2 hours later it is out without any damage to th

2 hours later it is out - without any damage to the gears! Much patience required on this one!

Parts laid out the phenolic washers were in prett

Parts laid out, the phenolic washers were in pretty good shape, still plenty of thickness, the cupped copper washers for the plant gears were worn down about half original thickness though!

Having the axle up on the work table was fantastic

Having the axle up on the work table was fantastic, with the way this pin was reluctant to come out it would have been a royal pain under the car!

Brake unit complete will dismantle and clean up a

Brake unit complete, will dismantle and clean up and re-assemble as a unit and install back on axle at a later date.




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