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Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 9th June 2018, 22:36
Replies: 16
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Posted By Leadfoot
The 645mm long Rover 25 nearside driveshaft fits...

The 645mm long Rover 25 nearside driveshaft fits fine and engages better than the brand new/old one (620mm) that was in. You called it in advance Rich :eusa_hand:
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 5th June 2018, 21:09
Replies: 16
Views: 4,767
Posted By Leadfoot
Thanks for the kind offer of support anyway. Much...

Thanks for the kind offer of support anyway. Much appreciated.
Don't know what the dimensional differences or mounting points are between the PG1 and R65. It was a thought that if my gearbox had...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 4th June 2018, 17:45
Replies: 16
Views: 4,767
Posted By Leadfoot
No, it's the R65 I believe.

No, it's the R65 I believe.
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 4th June 2018, 15:30
Replies: 16
Views: 4,767
Posted By Leadfoot
Hi, the pick up points for the engine and gearbox...

Hi, the pick up points for the engine and gearbox are set by the chassis builder so I have no reason to think it's set too far one way from another. There is 40mm worth of sliding play in the...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 3rd June 2018, 09:15
Replies: 16
Views: 4,767
Posted By Leadfoot
Driveshaft failure

Hi Limpabit, took the new driveshaft back out and stripped it down on the inner end to transfer this onto the old driveshaft, unfortunately the tri-bearings inner cage height is thicker and has a...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 31st May 2018, 21:18
Replies: 16
Views: 4,767
Posted By Leadfoot
Driveshaft failure

Hi, can't see anything on the original but I did do a side to side comparison of old and new and the length was the same. That's why I couldn't understand today's immediate failure...
The 'original'...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 31st May 2018, 19:49
Replies: 16
Views: 4,767
Posted By Leadfoot
Driveshaft failure

So today, after patching the gearbox, resetting the geo, making new engine mounts and fitting the new driveshaft, I got 6ft out of the garage and the driveshaft popped out straight away. Arrg!
So...
Forum: Marlin 5exi builds 27th May 2018, 12:06
Replies: 16
Views: 4,767
Posted By Leadfoot
Nearside driveshaft

Having suffered a driveshaft failure coming back from Stoneleigh, I have now repaired the hole in the gearbox and fitted a new driveshaft. My issue is that the tri-bearing on the inner joint is very...
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