sunroof gear drive adjustments

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sunroof gear drive adjustments

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Post by 1eracer » 13 Jul 2018, 10:52

Ok, I feel stupid. before I installed the sun roof motor I had checked to see if it would operate. So far so good. then install a replacement drive cable and had the headliner installed. Now I went to operate it, it will barley turn over with me assisting the drive cable. And that is with no cables installed, with the clutch adjustment screw and washer out. How dose the tension adjusting screws come into play ?( the two tapper head screws ) The service procedure book dose not explain how to set them. Or maybe the motor is bad under load. Very frustrated !

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Post by xr7g428 » 13 Jul 2018, 11:46

The taper head srews mount the motor. The screw and washer you have to remove to used the manual handle sets the tension for the slip clutch.
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Post by 1eracer » 14 Jul 2018, 15:06

Well OK, that`s what I thought. I am guessing my motor is dragging its BUTT ! Does anyone have a extra motor ? Or where to get it repaired ?

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Post by Royce » 14 Jul 2018, 16:01

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1968 XR-7 R code 428CJ Ram Air Red / Black
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1914 Model T Touring Maroon / Black
1915 Model T Ford Touring Black / Black
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Post by 1eracer » 14 Jul 2018, 18:36

Thanks you xr7g428 & Royce ! Cool Beans :)

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