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    A couple adjustments

    After running the machine for a while yesterday and today I decided I needed to make a couple adjustments. First, the speed would vary on its own. I'd set the speed and let go of the lever and it...
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    First chips after seals replaced

    I filled the reservoir yesterday with new Mobil DTE Light oil. The new oil filter arrived today. Fired it up and all sounded and looked good. The last issue before using it was that I couldn’t get...
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    Leadscrew Tube Seal Replacement

    After removing the tubes I used my mapp gas torch to heat the old seal rings and remove them. I then spent quite a bit of time cleaning the tubes, especially the ends I was going to glue. I had to...
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    Leadscrew Tube Removal

    Attached is a spliced together video that shows the steps in removing the leadscrew tubes. On the last part of the video I should say "After withdrawing leadscrew from left side you remove woodruff...
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    Oh, and I also got a price on the valve body, or...

    Oh, and I also got a price on the valve body, or as Caz calls it the Double Distribution Sleeve. This is the part I broke the tip off of, the part in the center of the lower variator pulley shaft. ...
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    I didn’t get a price on the tubes themselves. I...

    I didn’t get a price on the tubes themselves. I did buy the tube seals from Cazeneuve. The leadscrew tube seals were (in USD) $21.85, $21.85, and $24.15 each for small, medium and large...
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    Leadscrew Removal

    Next I am removing the leadscrew tubes. I see Pastypies posted images which are helpful. But I haven’t seen any info on how specifically to do it.

    There is a blurb in the manual that says to...
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    It is quite close to 8.5 US gallons that I...

    It is quite close to 8.5 US gallons that I extracted. Interesting, I didn’t consider imperial gallons. 8.5 would only be ~7 imperial which is darn close to 6.6. There was quite a bit in the filter...
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    The hydraulic drive is back together with new...

    The hydraulic drive is back together with new drain lines. After finishing this today I drained all the hydraulic oil and removed the filter. I will clean up the sump area and when the new filter...
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    Drive reassembly part3

    Putting on outer seal, cap over the end and threaded ring that holds it all together. I then install the outer cover and the actuation rod. I should be able to finish up the rest of the...
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    Drive reassembly part2

    Once the pin is installed, you can move the outer pulley back to expose the slot in the shaft and valve body. There is just enough space there to see inside to verify that the pin did in fact engage...
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    Drive reassembly part2

    Here i am using the plastic dead blow and a copper drift to drive in the pin that is press fit into the outer pulley shaft and which engages the wheel that is in the slot in the valve body.

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    Drive reassembly part2

    This video shows me lining up the pin hole in the outer pulley shaft with the wheel that is in the slot of the valve body. I dropped the wheel into the slot before putting the outer pulley on. I am...
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    Drive reassembly part2

    This video shows me putting the outer pulley on over the new seal. NOTE:One must first remember to drop the wheel that rides in the track of the valve body into the slot before putting on the pulley!...
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    Drive reassembly part1

    This video shows the reassembly of the outer lower variator pulley.


    https://youtu.be/pnvBszKMDBU
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    Drive Reassembly part1

    Upper variator is back together and I am nearly done with the lower. Just need to finish up and reconnect the hydraulics and drain lines. Attached are a few pics of the upper. I will post some...
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    Reinstall of upper pulley

    I cleaned up the oil slinger ring with a file and was able to reinstall it, remembering to put the cover over the shaft first.

    https://bgp.nu/~tom/pub/Caz360HBX/IMG_8453.JPG...
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    The ring appears to be an oil slinger,...

    The ring appears to be an oil slinger, essentially a shield that causes oil to drip down into the cover, and from there to a return hole in the casting. If that ring wasn't there oil would probably...
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    I pulled the 4 M10 hex bolts out of the cover. ...

    I pulled the 4 M10 hex bolts out of the cover. There is silicone caulk around the edge of the cover where it meets the casting (can see it in cover picture above), and silicone can also be seen...
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    O-Rings included with seals

    I asked Cazeneuve what the black o-rings that came in the set of seals were for. They sent the two pages (below)highlighting in pink where the 5 items included in the kit are located. So, it was...
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    Gearbox movement

    Today I was trying to diagnose why the control for Metric/English sometimes doesn't quite mesh smoothly. I opened the back cover on the gear box and manipulated the various gears. It is fascinating...
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    I hadn’t seen that video. I do like the old...

    I hadn’t seen that video. I do like the old lathe comparisons. That looks like a nice system though, part manual, part cnc. If I had seventy or eighty grand lying around... :)

    This machine is...
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    Leadscrew tube seal replacement

    I haven't yet removed the leadscrew tubes from our machine but I have a spare tube to experiment with. The first step will be to remove the old rings with seals in them.

    So I was attempting to...
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    Thanks Bill. Just trying to give back a bit. ...

    Thanks Bill. Just trying to give back a bit. There has been some great info regarding this machine posted here so thought I'd add to the knowledge base.
    -Tom
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    Update

    We ended up ordering the seals from Cazeneuve directly. The price from our local seal supplier wasn't much cheaper. Cazeneuve filled the order very quickly. It was one week from wiring the money...
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