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Old 07-18-07, 08:15 AM   #1
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fork race removal...

What are you using for an at home removal tool? I'm looking to buy one and was curious as to what everyone was using.
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Screwdriver and hammer.
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Screwdriver and hammer.

If i wanted to split my aluminum race in half that would work!!!!! I've done that lots on metal ones.
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screwdriver and hammer works just fine on aluminum races. you just have to be a little more careful. otherwise, buy the proper tool.
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I don't like using a screwdriver. I use a punch with my hammer.
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Take a slip joint pliers and adjust it so the ends of the pliers just contact the race. Tap the pliers with a hammer and it comes right off.
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What are you using for an at home removal tool? I'm looking to buy one and was curious as to what everyone was using.
A bearing splitter. Tools Etc. sells a very nice one.
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Thanks for the help. I'll give the splitter a try. I ave almost every tool a home mechanic could ever need therefor I frget about sites ike tollsetc.

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I like to rip them off with my teeth. It hurts a little, but the fork soon gets over it.
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