Getting the Panel Van show on the off road

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hi jes whats the black sealant/underseal product your using dinatrol? or or ?
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Yeah 4941 under body wax , applied with gun. Goes on sweet, dries semi hard wax, more matt than in the pics. 3125 for cavities , which is brown And thinner. I used brush on sealant first in the places where it was originally. The best price for dinitrol is Rustbuster UK, I think they sell a bulk version under their own name which I will get next time to refill my canisters . Only doing wheel arches in part as they will be completed from otherside as it were when box and engine come out. Which will be done in my new part finished garage .

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Yes, was just going to say, a really sweet looking pic, like black toffee, but actually 4941, you must be really proud... :D

I'm Frost Chassis Blacking a lot of areas straight after a re-weld, 'cos I'm lazy getting the 4941 out, then it all looks so tough a finish, I can't bring myself to cover it up with the under-body later, duh!

PS. Keep an eye on eBay for shedloads of Dini 4941 sometime in the decade :wink:

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A quick wire mop over for the ali spacers (whilst waiting for a new set to be made :wink: ) to remove the crud, and cleaned all the wax and undersell off the rubber spacers both came up nice
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Ah yes, spacers....better chase that up again :oops:

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Dems the OE Green Boge 16" dampers Got a pair for the front as well and OE springs 8)

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Bearing housings are ready to go but I'm having trouble with the stub axles, on the bench can't seem to get the axle to slide on without binding - have tried the old bearing and it seems to want to bind either side of where the floating sleeve is in the housing i.e. where the bearings would run on the shaft. Do the axles need pressing in or maybe theres some almost unnoticeable burrs preventing the axle sliding home? Have tried putting the axle in from ' the front' just to see if it goes in sweet but same issue, binds up after a bit.... have tried some gentle persuasion by tapping wit hammer which did produce some progress but seemed like too much force was needed so i :run . Any ideas?

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shaft is interference fit in the bearing, press the assembly onto the shaft, I use the old inner race from the outer race ontop of the new one to stop it being pushed out

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If it is showing a couple of threads through the other side I just put the nut on the end and leaver that with a small jimmy bar. It's probably the wrong way but I do all the repairs on my vans on my drive and it has worked for me. It helps when the backing plate is on because you can use the brake cylinder for some leaverage in a 14".

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Hhmmmmm... I unbolted the hub in the pic above and the sub axle slipped in no problem on Ashley's bench :oops: but the other one still needs pressing in. It seems it's binding on the spacer, must have picked up a burr or knick enough to impede smooth progress. Anyway off to the 80/90 press on Sunday to finish the job. It's 80% home but needs some industrial coaxing.

Also.... Any ideas on torque setting for the four hub bolts as no spec on 16" in Bentley and..... Does anyone have a spare bolt as I seem to be missing one :oops: on a 16" the four bolts ( with hex socket head) are the same as the 6 bolts that hold the brake back plate on so that's 10 bolts a side , 20 in total, and I only have 19.

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jes*b wrote: Also.... Any ideas on torque setting for the four hub bolts as no spec on 16" in Bentley and..... Does anyone have a spare bolt as I seem to be missing one :oops: on a 16" the four bolts ( with hex socket head) are the same as the 6 bolts that hold the brake back plate on so that's 10 bolts a side , 20 in total, and I only have 19.
i just did mine as tight as i could without using a breaker bar
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lloydy wrote:
jes*b wrote: Also.... Any ideas on torque setting for the four hub bolts as no spec on 16" in Bentley and..... Does anyone have a spare bolt as I seem to be missing one :oops: on a 16" the four bolts ( with hex socket head) are the same as the 6 bolts that hold the brake back plate on so that's 10 bolts a side , 20 in total, and I only have 19.
i just did mine as tight as i could without using a breaker bar

:lol: Fair play to you Lloydy, I know what you mean... Its like torquing CV bolts up, you just know when they are done up right :lol:

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i have never been known for my finesse.....
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Next best then ...... What are the bearing hub torques for 14"?

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the bentley states 101 ft/lb for the rear bearing carier.

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