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swing arm castle nut tool

Postby Mikeanthony » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:40 am



Does anyone know how to remove the swing arm castle nut without betting a special tool? If there is not practical way to do it, does anyone know where to get the tool that can remove the nut?
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Re: swing arm castle nut tool

Postby Rednaxs60 » Mon Nov 28, 2016 10:56 am

You can use a ParkTool FR-6 that can be bought at a bicycle shop for about $15.00. Works a treat.

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Re: swing arm castle nut tool

Postby Mikeanthony » Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:33 am

Earnest,
Thanks for the information. You made my day.

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Re: swing arm castle nut tool

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:15 pm

What a great find! I wish I had known this ages ago. You can get them on Amazon for $14, which is a steal compared to the price Honda charges for a similar tool:

https://www.amazon.com/Park-Tool-Freewh ... ingdocs-20


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Re: swing arm castle nut tool

Postby FM-USA » Wed Nov 30, 2016 12:04 am

There a chance I can get these 2 measurements on this nut?
The OD and just the width of one Dog/Tang.
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Re: swing arm castle nut tool

Postby offcenter » Wed Nov 30, 2016 12:56 pm

Does this tool fit 1500s too?
Or is it just for the older bikes?
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Re: swing arm castle nut tool

Postby Rednaxs60 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:20 pm

When I bought mine, the shop let me use one of theirs to test it. Fit great. Don't know about 1500s, or 1000/1100s. Fits 1200s just fine.

Park Tool FR-6 Dimensions:

Tang: 7.89 mm/0.312 inch
OD: 39.7 mm/1.562 inch
ID: 30.69 mm/1.208 inch

16.65 mm/0.656 inch spacing (on the ID) between tangs

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