|Topic Review (Newest First)|
|06-30-2011 05:42 PM|
A properly sized taper lock coupling should not present any difficulties . The taper lock bore is designed to tighten on the shaft as the taper is driven into the coupling via grub screws. Some systems also use a key to deliver the drive but that must be machined into the shaft.
|06-30-2011 05:30 PM|
Ahhh forget it!
hauling boat, replacing shaft and all.
Thanks for the help though!
|06-30-2011 06:36 AM|
|Maine Sail||It should be a light press fit if this is a straight coupling. It should NOT just slide over the shaft easily.. This fit is usually fitted by hand by the machine shop. I would suggest using a "split" coupling then the fit is not quite as critical but it should still be pretty snug on the shaft.|
|06-30-2011 01:30 AM|
|mitiempo||I believe it is a press fit.|
|06-29-2011 11:19 PM|
|drobarge||Fairly certain this is not tapered. nonsuch 30 westerbeke 27 V drive|
|06-29-2011 11:00 PM|
|JimsCAL||Connection between the shaft and coupling is usually a taper.|
|06-29-2011 10:43 PM|
|drobarge||+ .001 -.000 ? or is greater acceptable?|
|06-29-2011 10:39 PM|
I am replacing the propshaft coupling on my v drive. The propshaft is not a standard size and I need to have the coupler machined to a very slightly larger bore size. What should the tolerance between the propshaft and coupler bore be within?