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Re: Resurrecting a 1951 Henney-Packard Parts Car
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Yes, the fillet is a common thread relief and for strength as a square corner would fracture. However, I’m beginning to believe that it has nothing to do with the question at hand.

With the threads at 7/8” (actually slightly less than .875”) and the bottom of the fillet being about .81, that’s a considerable difference over which to press a hard washer.

Putting the drum back on, I realized that the washer’s tang is external and that the depth between the face of the drum and the end of the taper is almost 1/8” so the washers must be about 1/8” thick and I would bet that the inside diameter is 7/8”. Any settling into the groove is likely from wear.

These dimensions, of course, would apply only to Henney Packards.

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Re: Resurrecting a 1951 Henney-Packard Parts Car
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Here are some photos of a new axle seal. The material appears to be leather with one side smooth and the other side rough. Thickness is 5/32'

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Re: Resurrecting a 1951 Henney-Packard Parts Car
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Thank you, that is very helpful! How far does the tang protrude? Of course with Henney, everything was on a much more grand a scale so much larger but should be the same idea.

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Re: Resurrecting a 1951 Henney-Packard Parts Car
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The tang length is about 3/16" and the width is about 11/32"
The seal in the photos is from a rear axle seal kit for 2213 and 2313 commercial chassis

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Re: Resurrecting a 1951 Henney-Packard Parts Car
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The 2213 and 2313 coaches show a different part number as they do for most parts. Do they have 7/8” threads on the axle?

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Re: Resurrecting a 1951 Henney-Packard Parts Car
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The 2213 and 2313 coaches show a different part number as they do for most parts. Do they have 7/8” threads on the axle?


Yes, they do

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Re: Resurrecting a 1951 Henney-Packard Parts Car
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Thank you again. The key on my axles is 5/16 and I got all the pertinent measurements yesterday that seem to match yours but I also put out a call (email, actually) to see if the original blueprint is available. If it is, it will certainly take out the guesswork, especially in regards to the material specification!

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