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Pressing Gears on Cams- a JIG idea tested

Vincent Brake

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Hi out there,:D
I was puzzeling How to put cams on the wheels as the descriptions in the old scribblings are not complete (well at least to my opinion)

you need some normal workshop tools:

normal 0-25 mm micrometer
2 hardend pins of 3 mm L = 25
a plate and some other parts as per drawing.
a set of gauge blocks

With this set up I have had a timing accuracy within 1 degree on the front and rear CAM (measured with only the innner springs fitted) on Megacyle cams

All of you seen my Rapide at Wagrain or German Rally have seen its runs well (apart for a somewhat rich carb setting)

Now how do I upload within this tread?? Ha- Found!- Ok Photos of 1 mb works except for the drawing pdf as the file of 0,1 MB is to big according to Colditz, I will convert into a Photo, haha it Works.


Vincent Brake Speet

let me know if it works for you?
The drawing as a pdf file is available in the Download Section: http://www.vincentownersclub.co.uk/downloads.php?do=cat&id=4



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Based on a design given to us by Peter Barker, Pat Manning and I built this:


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