Manual Lift Arm - Will Scrape Fender

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Manual Lift Arm - Will Scrape Fender

Postby PVF1799 » Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:50 pm

On Rex '48 now that I've put a new lift push-rod on it, it's going to hit the fender when the manual lift rod is pulled the way back. The fenders are new - as in not bent in or out. The rod was purchased from a reputable seller in this forum and is not bent.

Gents, what's the cause and cure - besides bending the rod. Anyone else had this happen?

Ken
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Re: Manual Lift Arm - Will Scrap Fender

Postby Rob in NH » Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:18 pm

i would think you need to tweak the fender a bit, post a pic if you can
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Re: Manual Lift Arm - Will Scrape Fender

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:10 pm

Let it scrape, it will only remove a little paint each time. At least that is what I did for several years until I got tired of it and bent the rod inward a little.
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Re: Manual Lift Arm - Will Scrape Fender

Postby PVF1799 » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:12 pm

Rob, I tweaked the fender a little bit just after I took these photos. Applied a few foot pounds of my mass to the top at the middle. It seems better, but can't fully test right now with the flat belt pulley on. Here's the pictures.

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Re: Manual Lift Arm - Will Scrape Fender

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:21 pm

Another thing that will help is to put a flat washer or two on the rod between the cotter key and the arm to hold it over a little closer to the arm and away from the fender.Image
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Re: Manual Lift Arm - Will Scrape Fender

Postby Jim Becker » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:31 pm

Put a flat washer (thickest that will fit) next to the cotter pin at the back end.

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Re: Manual Lift Arm - Will Scrape Fender

Postby Bill Hudson » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:32 pm

John *.?-!.* cub owner wrote:Another thing that will help is to put a flat washer or two on the rod between the cotter key and the arm to hold it over a little closer to the arm and away from the fender.Image


Yes, it appears to be a good strong 1/8" gap that could be taken up -- away from the fender.

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Re: Manual Lift Arm - Will Scrape Fender

Postby ricky racer » Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:19 am

You can also space the fender out with washers.
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