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  1. #1
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    How to remove free wheel--Help!

    I have a 1982 trek and I can't find a tool to remove the rear free wheel. I have looked at Park tools and can't see the right tool. Do I use 2 chain wrenches? See pictures below. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.Close up rear wheel.JPG

    Front on view of rear wheel.JPG

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    Senior Member Retro Grouch's Avatar
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    Feb 2004
    St Peters, Missouri
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    Rans Enduro Sport, Hase Kettweisel Tandem, Merin Bear Valley beater bike
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    Is that a Malliard Helcomatic rear hub?

    If it is, I've only ever worked on one. It requires a special tool and odd-ball replcement parts that few shops are likely to have. In other words, it's going to be a PITA. If you want a bike to use as opposed to keeping as an oddity, my advice would be to convert to a Shimano rear wheel.

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