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  1. Watson Transmission model 42

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Yes when I recieve the information I will be having a look and seeing what I can see
  2. Watson Transmission model 42

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Unsure. It has tapered Roller on the front and they are preloaded. They replaced all with like for like. The other thing is. That I have never driven a truck with this sort of set up before. And sometimes what we are trying to achieve is impossible and never was. So maybe it's running fine.?
  3. Watson Transmission model 42

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    wow, that would be great thanks, my email is [email protected] thanks so much
  4. Watson Transmission model 42

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Yes I thought that about both things, but they assured me that it has not bottomed out and that there should be movement. But I am still not on board with that idea. As when I move it you can hear bearing knock.
  5. Watson Transmission model 42

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Thanks for email. C stands for clearance, and if it is a C3 or C4 this will give you more or less Clearance or play in the bearing. I can move the shaft by grabbing the e brake drum on the rear and move it up and down. I would rather it not be that type of bearing, but they put the same type as...
  6. Watson Transmission model 42

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Hi Ed. I went over yesterday to the people who did the work. Miles said the bearing is a ball bearing and a c type, so the is clearance in the bearing so it is not a tight fit. The bearing was tight in the housing and tight on the shaft. So it must be ok. I am starting to wonder if it is...
  7. Watson Transmission model 42

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Hi Ed. It appears to be up and down. It was like that before I spent $3000 on it with all new bearings. The guy first thought the play was due to a spacer being left out from the last crowd that looked at it, but when he was assembly it he discovered that it was not and that it was fine. He has...
  8. Watson Transmission model 42

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Hi. I have a Watson Transmission model 42. I have just had it totally rebuilt with all new bearings by a professional mechanic. But the tail shaft still has play it it. If I grab the brake drum for the hand brake I can wobble it. I am not happy about this. But the chap who did it up said this is...
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