I'm working on stripping down the '84 Lotus Elan I picked up last week and the bottom bracket is siezed up solid and won't budge. I can normally get the lock-ring off with a big set of adjustable pliers and the adjustable cup off with an adjustable wrench, but not this time! I have coated it a couple times with PB blaster and am letting is sit, but so far no luck. So it is finally time to add to my meager set of bike tools.
I was looking at the Park Tools website and am not 100% sure what tools would work. Right now I am thinking the HCW-11 adjustable cup wrench
and then the BBT-7 Lock ring wrench
I guess I need to go out and measure to make sure, but anybody have any suggestions or comments?
And then if PB blaster and the proper tools don't work I guess it's time to get creative with the bench vise and blow-torch?!?