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A Type Overdrive reassembly question

RonR

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I have recently reassembled the two halves of the overdrive. I used a spare transmission main shaft to align the splines in the sun gear with the spines with the unidirectional clutch. The force needed to rotate the sun gear seemed excessive. I am wondering if the sun gear end float is insufficient, even though I reassembled the overdrive using the same thrust washer and adjusting washer that were in the overdrive when I disassembled the unit. These two washers set in front of the sun gear.

Any thoughts?

Thanks.
Ron
 

Keoke

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I think the drag on the parts was higher because the parts were dry and had no lube on them??---Just a thought
 
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I did grease the washers before assembly. I probably shoud take it back apart and measure the end float.
 

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I did grease the washers before assembly. I probably shoud take it back apart and measure the end float.

Good Idea--N Leave grease out--:encouragement:
 
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