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 Yellow Dyane 
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Location: Rhayader Mid Wales
Post Re: Yellow Dyane
Thanks Fer and Erik :D .

ImageP1030524 by Robndaisy, on Flickr

I couldn't get the hubnut off on the bench so had to make something up quickly. Not pretty but it worked.

ImageP1030527 by Robndaisy, on Flickr

Oh dear!

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Uum! a lot of hammering has gone on here, to little effect I think :roll: .

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The radius arm looks like an elephant's trunk :lol: .

ImageP1030528 by Robndaisy, on Flickr

The driveshaft looks ok but I'm actually going to fit two new ones.
the kingpin I could push out with my hand it was that loose, time to do the weld&shrink trick 'cos replacement arms in good condition are a bit like rocking horse sh%t around here ;) .


November 20th, 2021, 9:38 pm
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Wow so battered.

Weld and shrink by cutting a slot and filling with weld? I was reading about that somewhere, was that tip from yourself Rob?


November 21st, 2021, 12:29 pm
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No, I learned it from Ken and Sean who've forgotten more than I'll ever know :) ,


November 21st, 2021, 7:58 pm
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ImageP1030535 by Robndaisy, on Flickr

Despite being dry the ball was in good condition.

ImageP1030537 by Robndaisy, on Flickr

This one however has been attacked with a grinder :roll: , flame knows why :o .

ImageP1030531 by Robndaisy, on Flickr

Let's have a look inside.

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ImageP1030533 by Robndaisy, on Flickr

Those were the days when manufacturers were proud :) .

ImageP1030534 by Robndaisy, on Flickr

Perfect inside, Phew! :D .


November 23rd, 2021, 8:41 am
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Post Re: Yellow Dyane
Your steering linkage seems to be ready for the champions league... :-)


November 23rd, 2021, 6:20 pm
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Dyane 1, Rob 0 after extra time. ;)


November 23rd, 2021, 7:45 pm
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Happy days once I'd welded on three sides on that one and one side on the other :) .


November 26th, 2021, 6:39 pm
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ImageP1030541 by Robndaisy, on Flickr

That took some time to do :) .

ImageP1030543 by Robndaisy, on Flickr

All bolted down, soft focus 'cos of the outdoor humidity today so no painting. I think i'll go for a walk.


December 12th, 2021, 12:01 pm
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Looks awesome. Good job saving it.


December 13th, 2021, 1:14 am
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Thanks :) .

ImageSome previous 'steward's' dipstick. by Robndaisy, on Flickr

That'll be right :roll: .

ImageP1030532 by Robndaisy, on Flickr

Observe that the earth lug has bailed out long, long ago.

ImageDIY dipstick fail. by Robndaisy, on Flickr

Woodworm caused premature failure of the DIY system :lol: .


December 17th, 2021, 8:02 pm
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