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Trying to save 600 cranks - is it worth it?

Old 07-04-18, 01:14 PM
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I deal with hard to remove pedals, with the heavy park pedal wrench,
with the bike on the ground, not on the repair stand, in the air..

1) I have the ground to push against,

and 2) I can step on the pedal wrench with my foot or even add a cheater pipe over the handle ,

and step on that ..
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Old 07-11-18, 07:31 PM
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+10 for soaking in diesel!!!!!

Soaked in bucket of diesel from Sunday the 1st until today. Drove to the Co-op and put the cranks in a vise (after wrapping them to protect against scrapes. Drive side spun right off, left side took a bit of elbow grease.
Will see if they can be buffed up

Thanks to all - Ps bought another pedal wrench because I am sure there will be a next time...


Free at last!!!!
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Old 07-13-18, 05:31 PM
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And the universe is stable once more.

Glad it worked for you. It would have been a real shame for those cranks to end up in the recycling bin.
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Old 07-13-18, 05:51 PM
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Brilliant work!! I am glad it worked out.
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Old 07-13-18, 06:01 PM
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All about learning and this be the place for knowledge.

Using a pedal wrench inside a bar and starting to pull the vise loose and then after soaking in diesel having one pedal pedal loosen in seconds. Quite a contrast!!
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