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Cable Trunnions

Technical help for Series one, two and three Lambrettas. Models include the Li, Li Special, TV, SX, GP, Serveta and API/SIL models

Re: Cable Trunnions

Postby roli150lam » Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:08 am

Knowledge wrote:Mind you, I have seen trunnions drilled ‘too deep’ and therefore you need to fit a pad below as well as on top to stop the combination of the cable hole and the grub screw cutting the cable.

There are plenty of pitfalls in these tiny trunnions.


The SIP variety are drilled very deep.i've resorted to using another pad under the cable.
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Re: Cable Trunnions

Postby roli150lam » Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:10 am

gaz_powell wrote:Won't be long before BGM have copied them....

Let's hope they copy them without such a huge void under the cable!
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Re: Cable Trunnions

Postby Rich Oswald » Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:39 am

roli150lam wrote:
Knowledge wrote:Mind you, I have seen trunnions drilled ‘too deep’ and therefore you need to fit a pad below as well as on top to stop the combination of the cable hole and the grub screw cutting the cable.

There are plenty of pitfalls in these tiny trunnions.


The SIP variety are drilled very deep.i've resorted to using another pad under the cable.


Anyone know where you can get spare pads for them?
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Re: Cable Trunnions

Postby roli150lam » Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:42 am

Buy 2 sets of trunnions?what I do.
Buy some suitable piece of metal from a model shop cut to size yourself.
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Re: Cable Trunnions

Postby Rich Oswald » Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:31 pm

roli150lam wrote:Buy 2 sets of trunnions?what I do.
Buy some suitable piece of metal from a model shop cut to size yourself.


Do you mean buy 2 sets of trunnions just to get an extra pad? :shock: :lol: :lol:
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