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Old 02-12-2011, 11:13 AM   #61
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A crowbar works just fine, too.

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Old 02-12-2011, 11:43 AM   #62
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Still working on making a video of the day but here's the clip of the bike starting up.
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Old 02-12-2011, 12:31 PM   #63
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When you (accurately!) place a bead in the race, the bead contracts as it cools, shrinking the inside diameter of the race enough so that the race may pop out.
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Old 02-12-2011, 12:32 PM   #64
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Of course, Beater, if you put a bead on the frame and not the race, you're in a world of pain.
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Old 02-12-2011, 12:35 PM   #65
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When you (accurately!) place a bead in the race, the bead contracts as it cools, shrinking the inside diameter of the race enough so that the race may pop out.
Yeah! What he said
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Old 02-12-2011, 12:42 PM   #66
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Forsooth, I am but mad north-north-west: when the wind is southerly I know a hawk from a handsaw.
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Old 02-12-2011, 02:58 PM   #67
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Just got a chance to watch the fire shoot out of the exhaust!!! Ah ha ha ha...madness!!! It lives
Yeah, I never read his stuff in HS. Not required, wouldn't of understood it anyway...still don't
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Old 02-12-2011, 03:21 PM   #68
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Forsooth, I am but mad north-north-west: when the wind is southerly I know a hawk from a handsaw.
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Old 02-12-2011, 03:32 PM   #69
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Just got a chance to watch the fire shoot out of the exhaust!!! Ah ha ha ha...madness!!! It lives
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Old 02-12-2011, 04:55 PM   #70
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A crowbar works just fine, too.

I used a cat's paw, carpenter's tool for pulling nails. Its a little smaller than your avg crowbar, but same idea. Popped the races right out.
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Old 02-12-2011, 08:06 PM   #71
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very good video
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Old 02-13-2011, 06:29 AM   #72
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Still working on making a video of the day but here's the clip of the bike starting up.
HAHAHA!!! That's GREAT!! Thanks Blaine!!!
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Old 02-13-2011, 08:51 AM   #73
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OK. Steering head races removed. Now ... how do you get the old race off the 'new' triple? Same process?



The old race on the 'new' triple:
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Old 02-13-2011, 09:10 AM   #74
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Could you heat the exterior race with your MAPP torch. You may have some success if you can drop some dry ice down the steerer tube. I'd think you want to take advantage of heat expansion/contraction.

Whaddya think?
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Old 02-13-2011, 09:43 AM   #75
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Could you heat the exterior race with your MAPP torch. You may have some success if you can drop some dry ice down the steerer tube. I'd think you want to take advantage of heat expansion/contraction.

Whaddya think?
I went there ... didn't do the cooling bit tho. I'll give it a try ... the science seems sound ...
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