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How I undo this locking ring ?

Old 08-11-23, 06:37 AM
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I did use a 6" cold chisel that has a chip in one corner - like a 90deg cut - this grabbed well on the ring hole at a low angle, it loosened quickly with moderate force. I think the lockring threads have been 'seized' from old lube gunk. I had smeared the ring with oil which probably penetrated the threads and helped break them loose. There was no damage inside the freewheel, races and balls have no wear, the pawls have surface wear probably from lack of lubrication.
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Old 08-11-23, 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by oragex
I tried removing the locking ring again, and this time It worked very easily - the oil helped unstuck the ring threads. So I got the unit overhauled and regreased and back together and working nicely.

The engine oil was a bad idea, the pawls were not working properly.
Good work.
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Old 08-11-23, 02:03 PM
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I did a video on the freewheel overhaul

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