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#1 Pablo

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Posted 08 March 2017 - 12:38 PM

My Samson wheel gizmo and my HVR gizmo both don't work for these wheels.

I saw the ARP recommendation on Facebook to sandwich it between two spur gears but that isn't working for me.
 
What am I doing wrong?
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Posted 08 March 2017 - 12:42 PM

On my Hudy I push the tire up against the aluminum stop on the axle then put the tire on, then push a crown gear up against it as tight as I can then true lightly.

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Posted 08 March 2017 - 12:50 PM

Same concept as Cap except I push out the bearings and install oillites and then apply and retain positive pressure with an old tiny rear hub to lock in place. Works great.


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Posted 08 March 2017 - 01:32 PM

Thanks, guys. :)  Cap's method worked perfect for me. :dance3:
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Posted 08 March 2017 - 07:08 PM

I have good info that an ARP mandrel is in the works. It will fit Hudys.

 

My source is reliable.  


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Posted 08 March 2017 - 10:22 PM

I saw the ARP recommendation on Facebook to sandwich it between two spur gears but that isn't working for me.

 

Are you on Facebook now?


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Posted 08 March 2017 - 10:54 PM

Take a piece of two-sided tape and poke a hole in it and slide it on the tire truer axle and then squeeze the collar up against it tightly.That should hold it for you...



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Posted 09 March 2017 - 06:04 AM

That's exactly what I do.
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Posted 09 March 2017 - 07:34 AM

Are you on Facebook now?


No. :good: But it did allow me on long enough to scroll down to the info I wanted. Didn't work anyway...
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