Re. Boot lock disassembly by D336Y (Q&A).

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Re. Boot lock disassembly by D336Y (Q&A).

Post by STEVEW » Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:37 pm

Andrew kindly provided a parts diagram from Haynes in which it says about removing the lock barrel from the boot lock assembly,
“… by removing the circlip from the barrel housing. The spring, barrel and spider can then be detached and a new barrel fitted by reversing this procedure.”
Reversing the procedure?

After prising the circlip out of a gunged assembly has anyone tried laying the barrel housing on the workbench and then - from where they landed in the garage - throwing the other bits at it?

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Re: Re. Boot lock disassembly by D336Y (Q&A).

Post by Bug » Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:52 pm

I would politely refer the honourable gentleman to my reply on the Q&A thread; particularly the bit regarding the parts leaving the assembly like a parachute display team exiting the aircraft.

In the absence of any Capri spares of my own any more, it is heartening to know there are people in this community who are prepared to go the extra mile to prove my theories. :xd:

Hope you get it all back together ok.

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Re: Re. Boot lock disassembly by D336Y (Q&A).

Post by D366Y » Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:49 am

When I got the lock boot lock apart I got it to the stage of the picture Andrew uploaded in my Q+A question, gave up trying to get the barrel and tumblers separated and just put it back together after a good clean as it was - easy enough

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