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Swinging arm washers?
#696883 05/30/17 7:34 pm
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..Hi,I'm putting together a 1967 T120R frame BUT can't get the swinging arm in?...The problem is the 'cupped' washers with the O rings stop the arm from going forward to get the bolt in?...I'm about 1/4"short to align the holes up & if I maybe use the earlier 'washers' it would work..I have 'photos & will post them tomorrow...VERY confusing indeed..Thanks in advance...


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Re: Swinging arm washers?
6T #696894 05/30/17 8:28 pm
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Can't say when the change over happened, but the 67 doesn't take the later O-ring style cups, as they're bigger. You can easily make room for them by grinding though, I've done it myself, or simply buy a pair of the original ones.

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6T #696896 05/30/17 8:40 pm
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..the parts book said the washer 'cupped' F7848 has an o ring F8090?..


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6T #696906 05/30/17 10:46 pm
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I had the same thing happen to me with a '67 frame, turned out I was using a later swing arm and associated cupped washers, I switched to the earlier flat washers and all was well. I aslo used the earlier swingarm, as the machining for the o-rings was different, although I don't know that the later one wouldn't have worked. I also just checked my '67 parts book, no mention of o-rings or cupped washers.

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tiumphdave #696928 05/31/17 5:23 am
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Hi Dave.both parts books number 6&7 have the 'cupped washers & O-rings'(F7848/F8090)mentioned but as this is a bit of a 'bitsa' perhaps I'll just have to get hold of the earlier washers?Cheers!


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6T #696929 05/31/17 7:07 am
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I think you want part book No.5 for 67 650's.

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R Moulding #696936 05/31/17 9:45 am
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....very true Rod...must be old age galloping up on me..usually it's "Read the manual!" but for me it's the "Parts Book!"...Many thanks...


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6T #697517 06/05/17 6:40 pm
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I have a 66 6T and my Parts book clearly shows a washer ( called an end plate) and googling image of the part number shows a plain washer, no mention of any O ring at all either on Google images or the parts book No 4

The washer is 9/16" x 1 3/4 x 0.065"

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Peter Gee #697523 06/05/17 7:58 pm
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...thanks very much Peter.


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Re: Swinging arm washers?
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...hello 6T I had the same problem with a 67. I had only the frame so was easier. I put all the frame on a bed and after a lot of massage and hit with a hammer and a piece of wood (with plenty of cushioning on the swing arm) the other end plate decided to fit but then with the frame and wheels I needed a jack and a friend to see the hole in the LS to help the spindle find the hole.


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