Well today was the easy part Tear Down! I have been soaking EVERYTHING in with PB Blaster since it hit the shop. BTW, Kroil is the best stuff I have ever used, but PB-Blaster is a close second. WD-40 is a joke. It may lube but it does nothing for rusted in place bolts.
Took about 3 hours but she is down to the naked casting. Parts are laid out on the bench in order. And Man are those tables heavy! I used the lift to take them off and I am so glad I did! Couldn't have done it safely by myself.
The parts and pieces all lined up in order. Along with a few photos on the computer to help remember!
Now the cool thing. Babbitt thrust bearing??
Now the bad. The break was worse than I expected. Not horrible but it broke out right through the threaded hole. That means it's going to be harder to repair. Assuming I keep the square head on it. Haven't decided yet. Wanted to get it torn down.