[T3] Those Muffler nuts~!

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Wed Oct 10 19:11:38 PDT 2018

On 10 Oct 2018 at 21:54, Keith Park wrote:

> Im surprised that the Al pushrods can bend that much to hit the tubes
> and not end up breaking or staying bent. I always thought those bands where
> rubbing from tubes that were not on straight.

The key is that the pushrods aren't that well centered in the tubes. 
There are places where they are close, and they can be closer if the 
pushrod tubes aren't installed carefully.

Yes, they can flex and hit the tubes. If they bend, they dislocate 
the tubes and you've got a big oil leak and a cylinder that no longer 

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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