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Champion v drive rebuild

Discussion in 'V-Drives' started by braindead, Sep 1, 2019.

  1. braindead

    braindead Well-Known Member

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    anyone ever rebuild there own v drive?
    any backlash need to be set or am I overthinking it?

    Mines starting to whine more so than before and can't find much info on the internet to make me confident enough to tear it apart.
     
  2. wettrthebettr

    wettrthebettr Well-Known Member

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    I had a Whining Casale box, like most of them, and I put Power punch in it to reduce the whine.
    My Ace Champions is Quite, no whine at all.
    Can't hell you with any rebuilt info, but Bergeron's can help you
    Address: 1559 N Country Club Dr, Mesa, AZ 85201
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    Phone: (480) 834-1531
     
  3. HighVoltage329

    HighVoltage329 Well-Known Member

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    Did power punch help reduce the wine?
     
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    wettrthebettr Well-Known Member

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    Yes Power Punch did reduce the whine, but a Champion should be quite.
    Ya always can tell when a Casale is Cruising by
     
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    jmeads Well-Known Member

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    I just went through this whole process you are undertaking. Changed gears from 15 % to 4 %. new bearings, seals etc.... When I first but the gears and case on, the shafts would barley turn over by hand. ( To tight and not enough lash ) Called and spoke to a guy that use to rebuild them. He said you want the gears to just rock back and forth. Like a knock, knock sound. Sure enough that was all I needed to do and all is good. I went with the red line oil as suggested but after I thought about it gear oil would have been fine. That is how is was deigned to have back in the day.
     
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    braindead Well-Known Member

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    Quiet was the way mine used to be, until this year.
    I looked into bergerons website but saw no mention of champion gear boxes, but I'll give them a call on Monday.

    Thanks
     
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    braindead Well-Known Member

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    That's what I was looking for!

    Thanks for the tip, guess I know what I'm doing next month.
     

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