There actually is a pick with a bent end that you can use and
what I think is the best (although I don't have one..) is a spatula
with a bent end.
Actually, it would be easy to make with 1/2" x 1/16" x 6" mild steel
and a vice.
From: Tim Osborne <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, September 23, 1998 9:53 AM
Subject: RE: Rear Axle Leak
>I used the screwdriver trick (in desperation) trying to get the seals out
>time for an ABFM meet a few months ago... I assumed there was a better
>since one slip of the screwdriver and you've got an unsightly ding in the
>Is this the way the "pros" do it, or is there some amazing tool to push
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Mike Gigante [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 23, 1998 11:13 AM
>> To: Greg MAHNEY; shk; spridgets@Autox.Team.Net
>> Subject: Re: Rear Axle Leak
>> 4a) I use a screwdriver to pick out the old seal and a small brass drift
>> to *push* the new seal in place. This happens between removing old
>> and putting in new bearing of course.