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  1. Peppydee
    05-28-2013 09:01 AM - permalink
    Peppydee
    Hi Robert,
    First let me thank you for all the wonderful information you share on BB. It's of great help to all of us.
    I read just about everything you wrtoe about 1st gear grunch and know that you specifically instruct to change out the sector with the hook to one like that found in the other syncro assemblies. What would be the consequence of leaving that hooked sector in # 1 gear syncro assembly and added the second concentric ring? I ask this only becasue I inadventantly built my 1st gear syncro that way and already pressed the entire shaft back together. I would love to save myself the hassle of disassembling the shaft again if I could prevent that.
    Thanks in advance for your reply.
  2. Federico II
    04-23-2013 06:19 AM - permalink
    Federico II
    Dear Mr. 60sRacer,

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  3. wingwalker
    08-01-2012 09:39 AM - permalink
    wingwalker
    Hi Robert,
    You followed my rebuild of an '88 Spider. I appreciated your advice. I planned to drive through the summer before doing any more work, but I'm now forced to address a few issues.

    The driveshaft is vibrating badly and this has led to a leaking seal on the differential. As long as I'm under it, it makes sense to pull the rear end, do the wheel bearings and the seal. I have the parts for the driveshaft and the wheel bearings. But I will need to buy some more, and for a few more hours today, IAP is having a sale with decent discounts.

    So, here's the first question. Should I order the poly bushings for the rear swing arms or the rubber ones? I've seen two opinions expressed on the bb.

    Second question. Some suggest leaving the rear anti-sway bar off to improve handling. Your thoughts on this?

    Third question. The car sits too high now that I've lightened it by almost 300 pounds. Should I cut the rear spring down by a half or full coil while doing this stuff?

    Thanks
  4. bianchi1
    03-06-2012 05:28 PM - permalink
    bianchi1
    hello. could you please send me a e-mail to this address..... randellgribben@yahoo.com thanks..i am having a problem with iap.on a order.. i will explane with a return e-mail.. thanks
  5. bianchi1
    07-02-2011 04:46 PM - permalink
    bianchi1
    question, where did you get the sperical bearing for the rear trailing arms.. where yours telon lined, those can be quiter than plain sperical bearings.

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