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by gerard collier
Sun Aug 30, 2009 5:20 pm
Forum: Wheel, Brake & Tyre Shop
Topic: Scarab caliper brake pads
Replies: 0
Views: 1671

Scarab caliper brake pads

where can I get pads for my rebuilt caliper
the centerline distance for the cotter pins is 45 MM
does anyone know what type of pad will fit this dimention,
the ones I want to replase have had the holes elongated to line up with
the cotter pins.
by gerard collier
Sun Apr 12, 2009 11:16 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission Shop
Topic: GT GEAR SELECTION
Replies: 6
Views: 4171

GT gear selection

I removed the gear selection housing, I had had it apart when I split the engine case, springs are good and stiff and everything looked in order. I remounted it and adjusted the screw clockwise 1/2 turn,you can see the shift lever moving as you do this. Test drive time, the down shifting into first ...
by gerard collier
Sun Mar 29, 2009 7:05 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission Shop
Topic: GT GEAR SELECTION
Replies: 6
Views: 4171

GT GEAR SELECTION

I AM HAVING TROUBLE FROM TIME TO TIME DOWN SHIFTING,
SAY IN THIRD OR FOURTH AND NOT BEING ABLE GET INTO FIRST
AT THE TRAFFIC LIGHT, HAVING TO START OFF IN SECOND AND THEN BEING SBLE TO GET BACK INTO FIRST ???
ANY INFO ON ADJUSTING THE SCREW NEXT TO THE SHIFTER
by gerard collier
Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:21 pm
Forum: Electrical & Gauges Shop
Topic: P V L Coils
Replies: 1
Views: 2187

P V L Coils

I have mounted 12volt PVL coils on my GT and I am about to install a new Dyna S ignition, I fried the leads on my old Dyna at the module plate. Any one had any kind of probs with this set up ?? the coils are oil filled and rated at 3.8 ohms primary and 5.5k secondary resistance. any need for a balla...
by gerard collier
Wed Jan 07, 2009 6:33 pm
Forum: Body, Paint & Rubber Shop
Topic: rechroming gas tank badges
Replies: 3
Views: 3006

Cafe I will give them a call, I had all the chrome on the duck redone a Astro in Van Nuys and they did a great job, asked them yesterday about doing plastic they gave me the name of a place that can do it but they have a Minimun fee of 750.00 -------ain't happening Macdesmo I ordered my new side cov...
by gerard collier
Tue Jan 06, 2009 9:18 pm
Forum: Body, Paint & Rubber Shop
Topic: rechroming gas tank badges
Replies: 3
Views: 3006

rechroming gas tank badges

does anyone one know of a shop that will rechrome the "plastic" gas tank
badges from a 750 GT. The copper is showing through on one of mine Or anyone know where I can get a least one
new or a really good used one.
thanks
Gerard
by gerard collier
Fri Sep 12, 2008 5:58 pm
Forum: Roundcase Engines > 750 GT, 750 Sport & 750 Super Sport
Topic: 750 GT torque settings
Replies: 6
Views: 4070

750 GT torque settings

flywheel nut, clutch drum nut 36 ftlbs ??? does that sound right ?? altinator nut 86 ftlbs and its a lot smaler than the flywheel nut ??? chain sprocket at 57 ftlbs?? everybody O.K. with these numbers, there from Falloon`s book and I really do not have anything else to go on. let me know ASAP Gerard
by gerard collier
Sat Sep 06, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: Roundcase Engines > 750 GT, 750 Sport & 750 Super Sport
Topic: transmission gear oil delivery
Replies: 1
Views: 2137

transmission gear oil delivery

anybody familiar with a oil galley monification to supply more constant
oil delivery onto the gear stacks ???
what would you need to do it for ??? hard racing ???
Just wondering, someone mentioned it to me but they were not aware
of the process or reason ???
by gerard collier
Wed Sep 03, 2008 9:33 pm
Forum: Roundcase Engines > 750 GT, 750 Sport & 750 Super Sport
Topic: stripped case threads 750 GT
Replies: 12
Views: 6267

sump screen

steve I found the part I need in the gasket kit I received today. I removed the threaded pin from the case bottom and fit the rubber piece in place, the new sump screen threaded in and fit into the rubber thing perfectly !! Looking in through the r/h plug you can see how the screen and that rubber t...
by gerard collier
Wed Sep 03, 2008 7:38 pm
Forum: Roundcase Engines > 750 GT, 750 Sport & 750 Super Sport
Topic: stripped case threads 750 GT
Replies: 12
Views: 6267

welding duck cases

the rod I used was 4043. I had used this rod in years past to weld up the intake ports on vw cyl heads, most castings have a higher silicone content than sheet or extruded parts and this rod has been used on castings for some time. start to finish from heating to finish machine work was about 3 hrs....
by gerard collier
Wed Sep 03, 2008 12:24 pm
Forum: Roundcase Engines > 750 GT, 750 Sport & 750 Super Sport
Topic: stripped case threads 750 GT
Replies: 12
Views: 6267

filter plug thread repair

I split the cases,soaked em in carb cleaner then clean solvent and finaly used aluma clean around the plug hole. I pre heated the case and welded up the ID of the hole--4043 no prod !! 13/16 end mill and 22x1.5 tap on mill, done deal. Just got the new sump screen from Steve and now I am looking for ...
by gerard collier
Tue Aug 19, 2008 7:58 pm
Forum: Roundcase Engines > 750 GT, 750 Sport & 750 Super Sport
Topic: stripped case threads 750 GT
Replies: 12
Views: 6267

I contacted timeserts and the "oil pan kit" is 450.00 with 5 10 mm inserts, as I am splitting the case anyway I think I will ck out the possibilities of welding in a plug and drilling and tapping to fit the new sumpscreen filter I can weld it myself and get in on a mill at work to d&t....
by gerard collier
Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:11 am
Forum: Roundcase Engines > 750 GT, 750 Sport & 750 Super Sport
Topic: stripped case threads 750 GT
Replies: 12
Views: 6267

stripped case threads 750 GT

the 22x1.50 mm threads where the sump screen fits into my case are "GONE" previous owners epoxied the plug in place. I cannot get a Helicoil to repair the hole without spending about 6-800 bucks to get Helicoil to make a miniumn of 100 pieces. any body got a fix for this "nightmare&qu...
by gerard collier
Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:23 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission Shop
Topic: 750 GT Cylinder fin repair
Replies: 2
Views: 2848

750 GT Cylinder fin repair

has anyone one done any welding on 750 GT cyl fins ?? I have a broken one and was wondering what kind of rod would be OK for the cast aluminum fins I am thinking they are probably a 356 alloy which is easy to weld but just thought I would ask before I start I want to do the welding before I have the...
by gerard collier
Mon Oct 15, 2007 7:15 am
Forum: Wheel, Brake & Tyre Shop
Topic: Break line splitter for 74 GT
Replies: 4
Views: 3292

Achim

My 750Gt is Early 1974 and has the Brembo master and the rectangular
splitter> If you have a pict of the break lines attached it would be helpfull.
I have already rebuilt the Brembo master and the Scarab caliper

thank`s
Gerard

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