Readers ask: How To Remove A Bicycle Spindle?

How do you change a pedal spindle?

SPINDLE REPLACEMENT

  1. Place pedal in a vise using axle/spindle jaw inserts.
  2. Remove pedal body end cap using a 5mm hex wrench.
  3. Remove spindle lock nut using a thin-wall 9mm socket.
  4. Remove pedal body from old spindle.
  5. Remove old pedal spindle from axle vice.
  6. Replace pedal body onto new spindle.

How do you remove a Shimano crank without a tool?

Simply place the crank extractor inside the crank bolt hole, rotating it clockwise until tight, before turning it counterclockwise so that the crank comes off. Remove the crank from the other side of the bike in the same manner and, voila, you’ll have officially removed your crankset just like that.

What can I use instead of a crank puller?

You can also pry the threads out or remove them by slowly threading the bolt, depending on the crank arm type of your bicycle. Use a bolt or a spanner tool to remove and loosen the washers.

Who is a crank?

Crank is a pejorative term used for a person who holds an unshakable belief that most of their contemporaries consider to be false. Common synonyms for crank include crackpot and kook. Crank may also refer to an ill-tempered person or one who is in a bad mood, but that usage is not the subject of this article.

Are crank pullers universal?

The universal design of the CWP-7 has a rotating tip pressed into each end of the tool (11.3mm and 16.3mm) so it will remove both square taper and splined (ISIS Drive™, Octalink®) crank arms.

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