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gsxrken gsxrken is offline
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Location: Westchester County, NY
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Originally Posted by gsxrken View Post
Thanks for the idea and memory jog. It occurs to me now that I am not going to alter the relationship between the two by loosening the housing and tapping. The fan is on the alt which is bolted to the housing, so it's the alt that needs to be shifted. Cheers!
Turns out I had the fan strap cranked a little too tight. I was all set to shim the alt, and when I began by loosening the strap bolt, the fan freed up. I guess it doesn't take too much to distort the fan housing! The bolt is just snugged now 15 ft lbs and no issues.
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:45 AM
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