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Hello everyone, and greetings from Burgundy in France. New member here, about to embark on a retirement adventure: the complete restoration of a 1969 TR6, which arrives tomorrow. I'm set up in the garage, but this will be all new to me. I'm a retired winemaker, and the only mechanical work I've ever done has been on tractors! That said, after much research, reading, and searching, I bought an almost completely rust-free TR6 (I'll know more once the body comes off) with a CP engine and overdrive (and original factory hardtop!), and wanted to get thoughts from the much-more-experienced on my pl
Hi all Noticed that one side has a bad oil leak so I suspect the seal has gone. At £3 a seal I thought I'd replace both however after a bit of a search it seems they are not easy to replace as the shafts are a tight fit with no guarantee of success. Rimmers sell complete assemblies at £165/side!! or James Paddock has these http://www.jamespaddock.co.uk/differential-side-input-shaft-lh-reconditioned-2 at £40/side on an exchange basis. Anyone had experience of these or are there other alternatives? Are the seals really that difficult to do I've a 10 tonne press. Cheers
Afternoon fellow lock downers Before I go taking this apart I thought I'd ask. The Shell is off to go for blasting so the chassis is visible and I'm planning to beef up the front bridge another poor offering from Rimmers which after welding in place turned out has the opening on the front for the prop shaft on the wrong side! Plus the bridge spring hangers are made out of thinner gauged steel and have a weld across that is prone to cracking which is no good either. Anyway while having a quick look as you do and looking at the mounted diff from the top the diff input flange in re