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Re: Rear wheel bearings

To: fmags@cox.net
Subject: Re: Rear wheel bearings
From: Bob Haskell <rchaskell@earthlink.net>
Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2005 10:11:38 -0500
The octagonal socket should be available from Robb at British Tool - 


> Replacing the bearings is a bit of a job.  One nut is RH thread, the other
> is LH thread.  The nuts are an 8 sided octagonal nut which no tool that I
> could find would fit, except if you happen to have the factory Churchill
> tool.  I almost resorted to having a tool made by a machinist.  I did find
> an octagonal socket of the correct size at a heavy industrial tool company
> (for railroad equiupment as I recall), but the cost was $300-400 or more.
> So I resorted to a chisel and hammer and they came right off once I chiseled
> them the correct direction.

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