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Old 01-15-22, 08:18 AM
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Originally Posted by grant40 View Post
I have this 80s Galaxy 2 10 speed that I am planning to repair and upgrade to square taper cranks. I could not get the BB shells out as the notches have ramped edges and the tool slides out under any pressure. The threads are also severely crossthreaded (probably from factory).
a) take the axle out the other end, then use a threaded axle or a big screw and clamp the tool to the cup with a big washer as others have described; if the axle won't come out that side -
b) use a Dremel with a cutoff wheel and cut two flats out of the exposed sides, put it and the frame in a vice. Clamp it like you mean it, your flats are likely not perfectly square.
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