I need to rebuild my rear axles. I don't have the special tool to remove the
hubs. I am thinking of trying to make my own tool. I know they are available
from TSSC for 50 pounds but with shipping across the pond this will end up
costing me about $100 US. My plan is to take a trashed bolt on wire wheel
adapter and have a 0.5 inch thick hardened steel plate welded onto the end of
it and then drilling and tapping it for a grade 8 bolt the same diameter as the
threaded end of the axle, also tappering the end of the bolt to fit on the
concave recess in the end of the axle. This would seem to do the same as the
Has anyone out there used the special tool?
Have you had good results with it?
Do you think this will work?
Thanks in advance.
'72 MKIV Spitfire daily driver
'65 MKII Spitfire