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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #60 on: 20.02. 2018 08:16 »
Cush drive and mainshaft nut loosening/tightening tools:
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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #61 on: 20.02. 2018 11:48 »
Good ones. I believe I'm gonna make me one of them bars.

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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #62 on: 21.02. 2018 02:35 »
I made this for the Timing Side Pinion in 1969 for my 1957 A7. Worked quite well.
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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #63 on: 28.02. 2018 11:58 »
Tools what I have made:
1) Engine bench mount; bolts onto gearbox mounting holes. Single long bolt goes through bench allowing rotation.
2) Fork seal tool. Made from an old bit of tube and strengthened with a piece of exhaust pipe.
3) Plunger spring compressor. Method now superceded.
4) Fork stanchion puller-upper. Threaded rod with an old stanchion nut welded on and then ground down to fit through the yoke hole.
5) BTDC stop. When cylinder head is off this is bolted straight to block using head bolts with spacers. Engine is reversed then slowly brought forward to the stop screw which is set to stop the piston at correct BTDC.
6) Dynamo blanking piece, (quickly made) so I could ride the bike to the dynamo repair man, (chain removed of course) without getting too much muck in the chamber.
7) Cylinder head gasket locating studs, made from old head bolts. Just stops the gasket moving while I get the head back on.
8) Petrol pipe ferrule crimper, made out of a large nut cut in half. Use vice to squeeze together.

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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #64 on: 18.06. 2018 01:37 »
Speedo Needle Tool made in 1969. Just found it in a clean-up.
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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #65 on: 06.04. 2019 19:55 »
Well, this could have gone in the continuing story of trying to get my forks to slide freely in the legs from my A7, but that is such old news now. Winter here was really cold a lot of the time, so the garage was not that much fun.

Anyway, I came up with this idea for a fork-leg hone that would reach past the pin at the bottom of the leg. It's an old stantion with a notch cut for emery paper and driven with a drill motor using the nut from my homemade stantion installation tool.

Here is a link to a video of it getting used. https://youtu.be/zo-11td_uB4 .  Been busy, so I haven't even tested the leg since running the hone. I'll let you know if it worked, helped, or is the destroyer of worlds.

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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #66 on: 26.09. 2020 21:15 »
Here's an important tool when adjusting points.

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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #67 on: 26.09. 2020 21:27 »
That's a very versatile tool Richard. I have 4 to hold the rockers up when putting the rockerbox on.
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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #68 on: 26.09. 2020 21:40 »
I hope the next time I need to use Richards and muskys type tool/s it/they have bio degraded  *shh*

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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #69 on: 26.09. 2020 21:59 »
G'day bergs.
I "make" a new one each time!
One of the safest "tools" in the box. If it drops in it will get chomped up in no time, not causing any damage.
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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #70 on: 26.09. 2020 22:33 »
Maybe I should add, "Not intended for use with a thread-on end cover."

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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #71 on: 26.09. 2020 22:50 »
Used this rig to service many types of rear shocks


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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #72 on: 26.09. 2020 23:30 »
Oh, that's a good one.
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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #73 on: 27.09. 2020 10:06 »
Some very inventive gadgets there guys, I especially like the dynamo drive puller. I have used my pillar drill for compressing valve springs and rear shocks to good effect. But, has anybody devised a method for holding the points in position when tightening the mag pinion yet?.

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Re: Home-made tools
« Reply #74 on: 27.09. 2020 11:24 »
mugwump, I have - it's a well trained six spring clutch pulling - brazil nut cracking- finger and thumb *lol*