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@nandric thank you.
Do you have any specifics on how you got into the mechanisim
Right now the bottom pressed slug looks like the way in and it appears to be a one shot deal at the time of mfr. If I attempt to get it out it looks like it willl be destroyed and I will have to mfr another slug- which I will do if I have to.
Just looking for any specific advice if you recall your process.
Hi nkj, By loosening the screw with which the lift is fastened
to the arm you can remove the whole lift from the arm.
Remove the lift from above. Then remove the black round
cover at the bottom of the lift. Then you can see how the
lift lever works. The lift lever need to be removed in order to
get the ''cylinder'' with oil out. Clean the under side of the
lift lever and then put the whole together. I am not sure but
think that the lift lever causes the lift to drop. To put it otherwise
one can see that the lift lever drops instead to move slowly
I need ,alas, to use an ''strange expression'' in order to explain
what I mean. I hope my English teacher Lew will provide the right
expression? Something like ''weak glue''. Ikeda used such glue
for the cover plate on the VTF adjuster (the only access in
the FR-64 inside), under the aluminum scale which need to
be removed to get access to screws for the bearing and 5 Din
This is a kind of introduction to the covering black plastic thing
in the bottom of the lift. The thing is also glued there with this
''weak glue'' (grin). As with other ''glued parts'' one need to be