[T3] 2056 progress, or lack thereof

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Thu Sep 3 12:55:15 PDT 2020

On 2 Sep 2020 at 19:34, Keith Park wrote:

> Well, I forget where I left off here but when torqueing the case the crank
> got tight so it turns out its BENT!  This is my spare crank that the local
> Machine shop was supposed to check out, and after waiting another 3 weeks
> from when it was supposed to be done, I don't think they did ANYTHING to it!
> Its .004 off in the center main!

Do you know that bent cranks can be straightened? It's commonly done after 
welding on counterweights to Type 1 cranks. I know that Berg does it 
routinely. Don't count that crank out; it can be saved.

BUT, glad you found the problem. Sorry it caused so much pain.

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

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