Rolls-Royce 20/25 - refitting the axle in the chassis



installing axle


Sliding the axle back into position on the springs.

axle located on springs


After seating the axle onto the locating lugs the 'U' bolts can be installed, tightened and the split pins replaced.

rear spring shackles


The rear spring shackle ready for reconnection.  There is not a lot of room between the chassis, body and fuel tank.

shackle & earth straps


Same shot from the back of the car.

cleaning brake shoes


Cleaning off the brake shoes prior to refitting the hubs and drums.

axle installed


Almost back in place: just the brake ropes to reconnect.