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by birdacre
May 21st, 2018, 9:15 am
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?
Replies: 15
Views: 271

Re: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?

thank you for your help. it does make you wonder how the grease "flows" constantly to the rollers". thank you again, kevin
by birdacre
May 20th, 2018, 5:55 pm
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?
Replies: 15
Views: 271

Re: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?

i am talking about the coupling shaft. i was not sure if the service bulletin came out a year or two after a problem arose. do you have any photos? thank you for your help. kevin.
by birdacre
May 20th, 2018, 9:24 am
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?
Replies: 15
Views: 271

Re: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?

then again.... if this was in 1930 i wonder what year it pertains to. the intermediate shaft was very different from 28 to 30 i believe?? does the 1930 bulletin say what year they are referencing or have any photos? thank you in advance. kevin
by birdacre
May 20th, 2018, 9:22 am
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?
Replies: 15
Views: 271

Re: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?

there is a fitting on the clamshell right under the u joint on the mid cross member. the other one is on the clamshell on back of transmission. if i was to go two inches towards front from back u joint that would put the grease closer to the hyatt on the back end of the intermediate shaft. ??? does ...
by birdacre
May 20th, 2018, 9:12 am
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?
Replies: 15
Views: 271

Re: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?

there is a fitting on the clamshell right under the u joint on the mid cross member. the other one is on the clamshell on back of transmission. if i was to go two inches towards front from back u joint that would put the grease closer to the hyatt on the back end of the intermediate shaft. ??? does ...
by birdacre
May 20th, 2018, 7:06 am
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?
Replies: 15
Views: 271

Re: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?

does anyone have these diagrams within arm's reach? it would be very useful. I suspected that there was a need for this. thank you, kevin
by birdacre
May 9th, 2018, 1:57 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: 1928 Vs 1929 Worm drive
Replies: 15
Views: 1803

Re: 1928 Vs 1929 Worm drive

i think i will just drive it. it runs nice. hey what is your thought on the mitchell overdrive. i put up a post and one guy just installed it and loves it. have you ever seen one.
by birdacre
May 9th, 2018, 1:44 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: 1928 Vs 1929 Worm drive
Replies: 15
Views: 1803

Re: 1928 Vs 1929 Worm drive

thank you for the info. i didn't realize that the clam shell came off so easy. are there seals that go with it. another question..... I have a four speed in my 28. it was switched years ago. I took it apart and made 1 good transmission from 3. all gears and clusters in VG shape. it has developed a r...
by birdacre
May 9th, 2018, 12:29 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: 1928 Vs 1929 Worm drive
Replies: 15
Views: 1803

Re: 1928 Vs 1929 Worm drive

how does the rear spring come undone from axle. looks like a large slotted screw. there is also a side locking bolt. any ideas anyone?
by birdacre
May 9th, 2018, 11:19 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: your opinion of mitchell overdrive
Replies: 16
Views: 1040

Re: your opinion of mitchell overdrive

thank you for the input. it looks quite simple. I thought I had to try to pull the pin with the set screw. I will keep you posted. hey one more question. I have a four speed in my 28. it was switched years ago. I took it apart and made 1 good transmission from 3. all gears and clusters in VG shape. ...
by birdacre
May 9th, 2018, 6:03 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: your opinion of mitchell overdrive
Replies: 16
Views: 1040

Re: your opinion of mitchell overdrive

what did you pay for your overdrive? also how hard was it to disconnect the springs from rear end. I see a large slotted machine bolt and a bolt that comes in from side. please update. kevin
by birdacre
May 8th, 2018, 12:00 pm
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: your opinion of mitchell overdrive
Replies: 16
Views: 1040

Re: your opinion of mitchell overdrive

what did you pay for your AA mitchell in your firetruck? hope all is well. kevin
by birdacre
May 8th, 2018, 8:12 am
Forum: AA Ford Discussion
Topic: gas mileage AA
Replies: 3
Views: 200

gas mileage AA

i have a 28 AA with 5:17 worm drive rear end. express body. any guesses on mileage. i seem to get between 8-10. my 31 A gets about 20 mpg but of course very light and totally different drive train. any comments?
by birdacre
May 7th, 2018, 6:55 am
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?
Replies: 15
Views: 271

Re: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?

the grease fittings are in the clamshell a few inches from the hyatts. seems weird to hope the grease would flow to these bearings. i suppose i could install a grease fitting closer. if i packed the drill bit with grease i think it would catch any filings and keep them out of the tube. any ideas?
by birdacre
May 7th, 2018, 6:28 am
Forum: AA Buy and Sell
Topic: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?
Replies: 15
Views: 271

Re: hyatt roller bearings. do they run hot?

do you think that the grease fittings that lube the U joints will allow grease to flow to the hyatt bearings. i know i put some grease on during assembly but would like to find a way to "maintain" the bearings with regular grease. if it does not flow into the tube i wonder if i could put a grease fi...