Also, any advice on gearbox oil type and grade much appreciated
When recommissioning the gearbox (to rectify the kickstart problem) I noticed that the small aluminium clutch fork anchoring bracket which also doubles up as a bearing housing (bolted to the Albion gearbox casing) had been poorly welded in the distant past, it had also been butchered and there were small hairline cracks in it from the heating process, possibly suggesting a high zinc content in the casting. As this casting will fail, I have made a new foundry pattern and have cast up a new component which I will machine up next week. If any other Model 5/9 owners have similar problems with this original component then I am able to assist.
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Join date : 2016-05-14