Originally Posted by Moparmanpete
When one door closes another door opens
Hang in there!
I though it was 'when one door close another slams in your face'?
Originally Posted by Ivanych
Whatever you do, you do for the best!!!
Excuse me, I want to seize the moment.
You can do two measurements for me?
I'll get back to you with some measurements Ivan.
Originally Posted by Homerb
Hang on a second Jim, I have a feeling the balance shaft drive gear is a press fit onto the crankshaft, and you may be able to get a gear from a buggered crank fitted to your crankshaft. Need to talk to a crankshaft rebuilder to be sure.
Or it may be cheaper to fit a used crank if you can find one. Lots on ebay.com
Yep, there's a crank on ebay(UK) at the moment for a not unreasonable 50 UKP. I'll have to check it out first, but that's probably the way to go I suspect. I'm sulking with the XL at the moment though
and I have a bathroom to install at home so it'll have to wait.