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shock absorber spring nut
« on: 26.04. 2014 18:18 »
help/is there a trick to undoing and doing up shock absorber nut  *conf*
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Re: shock absorber spring nut
« Reply #1 on: 26.04. 2014 22:46 »
G'day Ted.
I assume your talking about the cush nut on the end of the crank, primary side.
It should be bl@@dy tight. With the bike in gear and the rear brake jammed on, a C spanner and a good belt with a hammer should get it moving. There is a tool on ebay that should be better than a C spanner, I haven't tried one yet   http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/BSA-GOLDSTAR-A10-A7-B31-B33-CRANK-NUT-TOOL-/181390819379?pt=UK_Motorcycle_Parts_13&hash=item2a3bbc4033
If money & time permits the SRM nut is a great replacement.
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Re: shock absorber spring nut
« Reply #2 on: 27.04. 2014 00:46 »
Hammer and chisel, like the last bloke used!

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Re: shock absorber spring nut
« Reply #3 on: 27.04. 2014 02:15 »
Very sharp, Wilko. Yes I'd like a dollar for every time it was done like that.  *work*
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Re: shock absorber spring nut
« Reply #4 on: 27.04. 2014 05:51 »
Rob Nortier from British Tool Company does an excellent line of special BSA tools including a couple of cush drive spanners.
He has a web site at www.britishtool.com but he has some weirdo coding in it so it is not accessible to mac users.
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Re: shock absorber spring nut
« Reply #5 on: 27.04. 2014 06:20 »
G'day Trevor. I tried your link in a few different browsers and kept getting Indians of the Apache tribe!!
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Re: shock absorber spring nut
« Reply #6 on: 27.04. 2014 06:39 »
G'day Trevor. I tried your link in a few different browsers and kept getting Indians of the Apache tribe!!
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Re: shock absorber spring nut
« Reply #7 on: 27.04. 2014 10:01 »
 *smile* thank you for the imfo great help  *respect*
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Re: shock absorber spring nut
« Reply #8 on: 27.04. 2014 11:17 »

 F Troop is on its' way...  *beer*

 That tool on ebay is much like the one I made, but I made it shorter andadded a bit of a sleeve to hold it in place...
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Re: shock absorber spring nut
« Reply #9 on: 27.04. 2014 23:57 »
G'day Trevor. I tried your link in a few different browsers and kept getting Indians of the Apache tribe!!
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DITTO...  *????*
OK  i thought it was just a Microsloth / Mac problem.

I will se if I can dig up his email address which is on another computer
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Started building in about 1977/8 a on average '52 A10 -built from bits 'n pieces never resto intended -maybe 'personalised'
Have a '74 850T Moto Guzzi since '92-best thing I ever bought doesn't need a kickstart 'cos it bump starts sooooooooo(mostly) easy
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Re: shock absorber spring nut
« Reply #11 on: 28.04. 2014 06:46 »
Yep,
That's the man.
Does a cush drive socket
Gearbox nut socket
Single spring clutch tool that is absolutely brilliant
Fork tool
And a pile of vintage stuff for lesser marques.
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Re: shock absorber spring nut
« Reply #12 on: 28.04. 2014 10:26 »
And as a teacher he sucks  *ex*
http://www.ratemyprofessors.com/ShowRatings.jsp?tid=614714
Funny what you find with google.
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Re: shock absorber spring nut
« Reply #13 on: 28.04. 2014 17:53 »
Gees I am glad that I don't have to front students any more
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