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FF: Forks brampton top link thread

vincentfork

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can anyone tell me the tread which should be found in the top links of the brampton forks , pat number 29050/10 if that helps , thankyou for any help im having a mare here
 

Robert Watson

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They are left hand one side and right hand the other so when you put them together you start each link at the same time and turn the spindle using the small square and it draws both links in at the same time. Of course you have to do both ends of the link at the same time. A bit tricky to get started sometimes.
 

greg brillus

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Start the spindles in the RH link first no more than one turn, then if you run out of hands to hold it all, use a large zip tie at the other end to hold the spindles at the correct distance apart and then carefully start the second link. Always try the spindles into the link threads first especially if you have stainless spindles (Ahhhhh my favorite material........Not) because if they are too tight, they can grab and become almost impossible to turn......and lubricate the threads as well........ Good luck with it.
 

Albervin

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And check the bushes in the forks before you start anything. Note the links have HRD on one side and L.H and R.H on the other side, best to have them correct way. They should be tightened so one of the knurled washers can turn when the nuts are tightened. This will take some time!
 

BigEd

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I think you might have side car links. If you have richardson or know thy beast it gives the link lengths.

I would also post a picture of the girder. As this may help give a positive answer.
Know Thy Beast:-
"Make sure also that the top links are 3 3/8" between centres; shorter links, 3" between centres, were for sidecar use."
 

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