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cvallend
Apr 4, 2018

Stuart Victoria Fault

2 comments

Hi

I have bought a well made single Victoria

After running very well for some months on air the crank web now spins on the crankshaft

There is no pin or grub-screw fitted, nor a keyway

 

What is the method of attachment in the design?

 

Any ideas re how to repair this?

I am thinking Locktite

Comments please

Hugh Coleman
Jun 15, 2018

Hello,

Congratulations! the Victoria is a beautiful engine.

The crank web should be pinned to the crank shaft. There should be a tappered hole through the boss of the crank web and the crank shaft. There is a video of Keiths showing this.

Loctite will not suffice to complete this repair.

All the best.

 

Hugh

cvallend
Jun 16, 2018

Many thanks for this

I decided to use an appropriate loctite and it seems fine so far

If it fails I can always drill and pin

 

Regards

 

Chris

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