Originally Posted by BergDonk
I use a car tyre lever on edge. Make sure its up snug against a spoke nipple at the rim and its fine. You won't shear anything, or bend a spoke if its there. Some electrical tape and/or zip ties can hold it all in place if you don't have enough hands.
Thanks Berg, and thanks guys.
I hope to start tearing into it tomorrow if I can find 5x20 bolts locally fast enough.