axle exstension question

Sun Mar 31, 2013 6:20 pm

hello from the deep south . i wanted to know what was the location of the grease fitting on a '48 . one is about three inches or so down from the weld , and my others are right at the weld . the '50 has the fittings about three or so inches down from the weld also . thanks , coppersmythe..........................................axel exstension, is this what is commonly called the "knee"?

Re: axle exstension question

Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:07 pm

Val:

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Should be just below the weld on mine.

Re: axle exstension question

Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:31 pm

Actually doesn't make any difference. My guess is that it's just how they set up the drill presses (gang drill presses) for that particular run.

Re: axle exstension question

Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:03 am

On my 48 the zirk is 3/4 of an inch down from bottom of the weld to center of zirk.

Re: axle exstension question

Mon Apr 01, 2013 6:27 pm

later models had them farther down