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Join Date: May 2001
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Originally posted by marcesq
Eugene . . . you must be single . . . that is a great idea. If it's ok with you I'll add the pic, etc to the page.
Guilty as charged. Here's another one. My synchro hubs were pressed on so darn tight I really wished I had the factory tool for the job. To replicate its function, I decided to sacrifice a couple of those big lock rings and some cheap wrenches by rigging up the thingamajig shown below.

A big socket fit perfectly into the gear. After a LOT of persuasion with a 3 lb sledge, they finally came off the gear. And yes, that wrench bent quite a few times... call it cold-hardening.

Eugene (Formerly) at Pelican Parts
Pelican's E-Commerce Guy, 2003-2011

2001 330i Sport
1983 911SC Coupe (sold)
Old 02-01-2004, 05:55 PM
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