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Post by mike 100 on Mon 22 Apr 2013 - 21:07

Can find my nipples to grease my torsion bar suspension do i need to do this now got airride suspension fitted. Also took of front wheels shock just behind wheels rust on chassis urgent clean up treatment then wax oil ,all cab chassis
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Post by BarbQ on Mon 22 Apr 2013 - 21:14

Yes Mike but you have too jack the axle up so the wheels are of the floor,grease it then.

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Post by mike 100 on Mon 22 Apr 2013 - 21:17

carnt find grease pionts do you have to lift both sides
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Post by Techno100 on Mon 22 Apr 2013 - 21:38

Grease points are on the bottom of the axle at each end next to the inboard side of the chassis rails.
You can jack one side at a time but the handbrake must be OFF so chock the front opposite wheel to the side you're are greasing.
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Post by mike 100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 6:55

Ok i have 2 ton troley jack will lift one side a time and let air out of airride
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Post by Techno100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 7:47

Why?
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Post by mike 100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 8:30

Would that not return it to its normal persision
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Post by Techno100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 8:36

It doesn't want to be in it's normal position. The normal position is sat on it's wheels and suspension.
You jack the chassis up to take all weight off the wheel so it is hanging from the axle
Air in the suspension will only help that.
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Post by Techno100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 8:42

Is it like this?
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Post by mike 100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 8:45

Ok understand now will set to night once jacked up should find nipples sorted thats all service work done front to back
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Post by mike 100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 8:46

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Good link andy
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Post by mike 100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 18:28

Looks very simlar andy our 06 never had time to look today
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Post by Techno100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 18:32

Lovely day it was. I made another wheel carrier and got sun burnt

Mark II model
better use of materials now experimentation with prototype complete.
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Post by mike 100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 18:57

That looks the dogs you wont get them on ebay as a kit
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Post by mike 100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 18:58

Are all alko chassis same width
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Post by Techno100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 19:02

This one is going into stock for potential customers, a second one is in raw state to make when required.
Getting the winding mechanism for a good price is pains taking.


Manufacture supply & fit is probably going to be £350 so it's not a toy and only for those who appreciate the time and work involved and the space gained in the garage
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Post by Techno100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 19:03

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Are all alko chassis same width

Good question and I think so. I imagine the wide track is simply a longer axle not a wider chassis
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Post by mike 100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 19:12

I would think this would go well in mmm mag or pos shows be carefull some one will copy your design and make shore you dont do same
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Post by Techno100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 19:18

I published it everywhere for the purpose of people making their own.
I only cater for those who have no ability or inclination.

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Post by mike 100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 19:31

Have you seen tool we use then on box steels
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Post by Techno100 on Tue 23 Apr 2013 - 19:40

I had one in the 70's they're very good.
I have no need on this though
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Post by Techno100 on Sun 16 Jun 2013 - 10:41

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Good question and I think so. I imagine the wide track is simply a longer axle not a wider chassis


Correction there are three widths
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Post by mike 100 on Sun 16 Jun 2013 - 10:56

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Good question and I think so. I imagine the wide track is simply a longer axle not a wider chassis


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will this efect production method
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