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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Sat Jan 24, 2015 6:00 am

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Steel or standard for "1/2 length" jack shaft?
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PostPost by: rgh0 » Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:04 am

Don't think it makes any difference. The standard ones have never let me down

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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:23 am

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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Sun Jan 25, 2015 8:08 am

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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Sun Jan 25, 2015 8:10 am

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These endless chains are fun!
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Mon Jan 26, 2015 12:38 am

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These wire locks aren't too bad
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Mon Jan 26, 2015 2:26 am

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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Mon Jan 26, 2015 2:15 pm

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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:21 pm

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PostPost by: CBUEB1771 » Tue Jan 27, 2015 12:57 am

SJ Lambert wrote:Steel or standard for "1/2 length" jack shaft?


Have you compared the thickness of the two thrust plates? I thought Cosworth made a steel version slightly thicker than the standard Ford item. The intent was to reduce axial motion of the jackshaft and thereby reduce scatter in spark timing.
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PostPost by: SJ Lambert » Sun Feb 01, 2015 4:25 am

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I'll compare thrust plates when I pull the trial build down.
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