12/2009: Next evolution step regarding oil pressure fed idler gear shims:
The shims are made of a hard AlNi bronze. On my old setup the gearbox sided shim was rotating and made
of a softer bronze type - therefore a replacement after 2 seasons was needed. I hope to improve the
service life with this mod now.
2005: Oil pressure supported idler
For my street car I made an oil pressure support for my helical transfer gears to keep the car (noise)
road legal. Also the bearing were filled up with needles to increase the load capability. Worn gearbox
casings at the idler are a thing of the past since thenů
2005: KAD pinion support
For the KAD pinion support a new hardened inner bearing race had to be made, because it was
constructed obviously for their 5 speed box which has a 17mm shaft machined on the pinion end,
my original main shaft measured 16.65mm on that position...
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