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Re: chain sprockets
« Reply #20 on: Dec 05, 2021, 04:08 PM »
I take it the nut is standard fitment, not a reverse thread or anything?

Currently using the 27mm socket and biggest breaking bar I have, trouble is wedging the sprocket to stop it turning too
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Re: chain sprockets
« Reply #21 on: Dec 05, 2021, 05:51 PM »
*Originally Posted by Shandy [+]
I take it the nut is standard fitment, not a reverse thread or anything?

Currently using the 27mm socket and biggest breaking bar I have, trouble is wedging the sprocket to stop it turning too

It should be a standard rt hand thread.

The last nut I took off I had to cycle thru rattle gun, heat, hammer, breaker bar repeat until nut turns.

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Re: chain sprockets
« Reply #22 on: Dec 05, 2021, 05:53 PM »
I feel your pain Shandy.
 I ended up with a wooden fencepost wedged though the wheel tight to swing arm, 1st born son (about 10.5 stone stood on back brake/footpeg) alternating long breaker bar with galv pipe extension  and borrowed half inch drive impact wrench.
Not sure if it is recomended but was a piece of cake once I had mustered that lot. 
« Last Edit: Dec 05, 2021, 05:55 PM by runtothehills »
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Re: chain sprockets
« Reply #23 on: Dec 05, 2021, 06:31 PM »
*Originally Posted by Shandy [+]
I take it the nut is standard fitment, not a reverse thread or anything?

Currently using the 27mm socket and biggest breaking bar I have, trouble is wedging the sprocket to stop it turning too

Shandy

See this video / tip from Del Boy's Garage.
Have used this screwdriver trick a number of time

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Re: chain sprockets
« Reply #24 on: Dec 05, 2021, 08:30 PM »
You could ask Jay to get on the end of a 10ft breaker bar, apparently.

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Re: chain sprockets
« Reply #25 on: Dec 05, 2021, 09:55 PM »
*Originally Posted by TowerMan [+]
Shandy

See this video / tip from Del Boy's Garage.
Have used this screwdriver trick a number of time


Thanks TM!

I will give this a go tomorrow.

Thanks everyone else too... Except Stewie  :001:
Although I might try using Jay's thick head instead, that aught to be enough dead weight!  :008:

The problem I have is that the mighty V currently looks like this:





The chain has already been broken and rear sprocket removed (after pictures taken)

I'm thinking about replacing the front wheel to be able to get the back wheel back on and remove it from the stand to be able to get enough pressure on the front sprocket to stop it turning. That's once I replace enough of the chain and put the bike in gear.

Stay tuned for more updates  :123A:
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Re: chain sprockets
« Reply #26 on: Dec 06, 2021, 02:01 AM »

 Putting the bike in gear won't do much good. That's just a hard way to start it.

 Put the rear wheel and chain back on and then put a bar  through the wheel from one side to the other and over the swing arm to stop the wheel turning. You'll want to pad the bar to protect the paint on the swing arm. I use a length of  2" plastic plumbing pipe.

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Re: chain sprockets
« Reply #27 on: Dec 06, 2021, 10:14 AM »
*Originally Posted by uralrob [+]
Putting the bike in gear won't do much good. That's just a hard way to start it.

 Put the rear wheel and chain back on and then put a bar  through the wheel from one side to the other and over the swing arm to stop the wheel turning. You'll want to pad the bar to protect the paint on the swing arm. I use a length of  2" plastic plumbing pipe.

 Rob.

Another great tip, thanks.

Currently just slowly putting it all back together, cleaning and protecting as I go.

Was using a metal gazebo pole as a breaker bar extension, might use another to stop the back wheel.

Take it this is all with it off the stand and back wheel on the ground?

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Re: chain sprockets
« Reply #28 on: Dec 06, 2021, 12:32 PM »
Front wheel back in finally, after cleaning the break callipers, disks and wheel.

Initial problem working out which way the wheel should go on, new Bridgestone T30 Evo's fitted

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Re: chain sprockets
« Reply #29 on: Dec 06, 2021, 03:50 PM »
*Originally Posted by uralrob [+]
Putting the bike in gear won't do much good. That's just a hard way to start it.

 Put the rear wheel and chain back on and then put a bar  through the wheel from one side to the other and over the swing arm to stop the wheel turning. You'll want to pad the bar to protect the paint on the swing arm. I use a length of  2" plastic plumbing pipe.

 Rob.

Thanks Rob, not working I'm afraid.

Currently have both wheels back on, piece of 22 timber in the back wheel, chain on and tensioned.
Heat gun, breaker bar and no movement. Even when tapping it like the guy on video TM.

Getting very hot and bothered, very fast!

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