Crossheads and guides tight?

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Crossheads and guides tight?

Post  iain on Wed 21 Jan 2015, 12:09 am

Anybody else had to do much to the crossheads and guides to get them to fit?

One fits but is a bit tight although think it will run in, the other seems to have no chance to go in there I'm going to measure it up when I get home again.

Obvioulsy there is no adjustment to take up any wear so want them as tight as possible from new.

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Re: Crossheads and guides tight?

Post  charleyb on Wed 21 Jan 2015, 3:56 am

We also had this problem, one crosshead fitted but the other didn't, so we sent them back to STW and they re-fitted them for us Very Happy

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Re: Crossheads and guides tight?

Post  iain on Wed 21 Jan 2015, 6:26 am

I'm going to be somewhere near next week I think so will see about calling in Smile

Thought it was just me!

My rings were also tight in the piston ring grooves on the HP I think it was.

Took some time to free the slot by filing. Hopefully they'll be ok.

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