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Old 09-09-08, 08:54 PM
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i have 2 wheels that desperately need cogs, the problem is theyre neither shimano nor 4 prong instead they have 2 holes on the face and nothing else. can i use a chain whip to take them off. can i use a chainwhip to take any rear sprocket or cog off with the exception of cassettes.
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Old 09-09-08, 09:11 PM
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You can take uniglide freewheels and fixed cogs with a chainwhip. You have what sounds like a freewheel, in which case you need the proper frewheel tool.
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Old 09-09-08, 09:28 PM
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Originally Posted by operator View Post
You can take uniglide freewheels and fixed cogs with a chainwhip. You have what sounds like a freewheel, in which case you need the proper frewheel tool.
the spanner wrench isnt cutting it i have shimano and 4 prong but spanner pattern freewheels are nothing but a pita but in this case i need the wheels otherwise i wouldve tossed them.
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You need the correct to interface with the splines on the inside of the freewheel body. Then a chain whip is used. Don't use a spanner or anything to remove the face with the two holes on it. It's a lockring, and you'll spill ball-bearings everywhere and need to get a new freewheel. Which might be the best thing to do anyway.
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