Shim for solid spacer on threaded pinion shaft

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Shim for solid spacer on threaded pinion shaft

Post by paul_f » Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:41 pm

I am working on a friend's box that has a threaded pinion shaft. I have changed the 3rd gear.
Is there a way to adjust the shim to compress the bevelled washer correctly without the VW299 tool?

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Re: Shim for solid spacer on threaded pinion shaft

Post by Casting Timmy » Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:49 pm

This thread has using 2 concaves washers

http://www.shoptalkforums.com/viewtopic ... 3#p1216913

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Re: Shim for solid spacer on threaded pinion shaft

Post by Pablo2 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:02 am

I think I used my #299 once .. Pretty much all of us have opted to eliminate the "springy" feature, and shim the sleeve to be tight when everything's bolted together. Berg was probably the first one to recommend doing this ..
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Re: Shim for solid spacer on threaded pinion shaft

Post by paul_f » Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:16 am

Thanks both, I will follow the Berg book then!

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