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Unread 03-26-2013, 04:06 PM   #1
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What's the name of this part?



What is the name of the five pieces with the rod bearings that are visible? The rebuild kit that I ordered only came with one. Are not all of them necessary?

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Unread 03-26-2013, 04:08 PM   #2
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I only have the short one that's directly in front of the middle pile of synchros. Also, what are those small pieces next to the tube?
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Unread 03-26-2013, 05:50 PM   #3
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The small pieces are called synchro blocks, the bearings are called cage bearings. Did you get a master rebuild kit or a shortened version?
Look on YouTube under ax-15 rebuild. Will Robinson has a series on rebuilding one. Mean max also has a write up in the forum on rebuilding.
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Unread 03-27-2013, 01:55 PM   #4
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It would seem I got the shortened one. I've read Mean Max's thread and it will be very helpful. But are new cage bearings necessary if the old ones work? I guess what I'm trying to say is should I replace them anyway since I have the thing already taken apart?
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Unread 03-27-2013, 02:13 PM   #5
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If you have the new parts and it's already apart- yes put them in. Have you checked your tolerances yet with feeler gauges ?
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Unread 03-27-2013, 02:23 PM   #6
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No. Please expand?
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