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Messages - SkippyThBushKangeroo

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Diffs / Re: diff.....icult!
« on: November 29, 2009, 01:31:52 PM »
one more bit of info this has 15 inch rims..jag i believe ..were they standard or did they run 14s as the norm??  have shots of it all, but not sure how to post them, if required. thanks for your time if anyone can give me their knowledge on these subjects  cheers skippy ;D

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Diffs / diff.....icult!
« on: November 29, 2009, 01:25:13 PM »
howdy... bought me beddie a few weeks ago 1980 CF LWB 253 eng/auto... drove it home bout 160 kms... all cool bananas ,,did notice some grumbling from p/s rear w/b & some diff oil dribblin out.. upon return began investigations... to find  someone had done..,wot in the essex tongue could only  be,& rightly so,deemed as a.. "rite ol bodge & scarper job". on the diff axles..sigh.whacked her arse up in the air , noticed wheel moved in/out bout 3 odd mil, pulled axle out to find the retaing ring for the sealed bearing had been tackwelded on :o allowing the slop,, i assume this is not a "good thing" to find?? & so began th rite royal pain in the proverbial task to id diff through casting no,s it came up  a ford 9 inch LSD, the bango casing is a 1968..,pinion casing is 1965,also noticed the leafs were mounted  on top of diff..is this the norm ??? pulled d/s axle out  it was press fitted as is the norm but wen pulled bearing off noticed bluing around the taper.  also noticed axles were different lengths bout 3 mil.is this also the norm for LSD??? noticed on the forums the terms 28 spline & 31 spline being bandyed about fairly often, have counted 21 splines on end of these ones...have measured diff lenth as being 1560m. being diff illiterate & wondering if this diff is a pile of snot,have a few different sorts of diffs on hand,1 v8 from a wb panelvan and 1 from a v8 hx ute. are there any diffs that bolt straight in?

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Introduce Yourself / Re: howdy all
« on: November 29, 2009, 12:00:40 PM »
hi able .....dick turpin..... name rings a bell...  i think he woz a highwayman...bit of a robin hood from memory...woz well liked by alll excepting local authorities.. poms version of ned kelly ;)

824
Introduce Yourself / Re: howdy all
« on: November 29, 2009, 11:51:52 AM »
thanks guys.. will do brian.... hey warren...medication is my alchholic gum leaves  ;D.   the missing e of the week..is a joke between ben and i ... cheers tim

825
Introduce Yourself / howdy all
« on: November 28, 2009, 03:53:08 AM »
hi ..ok..i woz born at a very early age in waratah nat park.....but sriously..ive been here bout 25 yrs from the land of the short white pom,  essex boy! have always been a bit of a bedouin, hav 2 kids,wot have now growed up spent last 10 yrs in sunny melb weaning them  an as their both now doin their own thing.. so shall mz skippy and i, straight from city to middle of nowhere n luvin it...aaaaah. have got a 80modelCF, recently purloined for a song...an now i know why, which is a woefull tale of the tail.. which i shall spare youse all till i post. look forward to converse about the many mysterys n reasons surrounding sharing ones life with a beddie...OH .. an hav we spotted this weeks missing e of the week ?? cheers ben ;)   

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