[Healeys] rear axle wheel bearing nut removal
banjojohn at cox.net
Sat Jun 9 07:11:31 MDT 2018
Dennis,I'm not sure how a standard hex or 12 point socket would work on the octagonal nut. I've seen a few posts where they had modified a standard socket by welding on a plate with an octagonal cutout, but I don't have a welder. I was hoping to source something that works right out of the box. I'm checking with local club members to see if anyone has one to loan.John
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-------- Original message --------From: Dennis Gavin <djg at gavinassociates.com> Date: 6/9/18 6:47 AM (GMT-06:00) To: banjojohn at cox.net Cc: "'healeys at autox.team.net'" <healeys at autox.team.net> Subject: rear axle wheel bearing nut removal
You’ll find a 2 3/16” socket will work, however, I had trouble with the radius on the socket edge engaging the very thin nut. I took the socket to a machine shop and had the radius edge removed and it worked very well. I would be happy
to loan you this now very specialized socket. Let me know.
Gavin Associates Inc
Djg at Gavinassociates.com
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