Re: [messengers] Seized Pedal Removal> Bueller Bueller?

Date: 7 May 2010 21:39:13 +0200
From: weeb <weeb@xxxxxxxx>


get some penetrating machine oil, douse, and then use the pipe but whack it gentley with a rubber mallet.

i wouldn't use a blowtorch... too much heat can make metal brittle.


On Fri, May 07, 2010 at 12:04:40PM -0500, Mark Loeppky wrote:
> I would suggest soaking the pedals in wd40 or something of the like, from
> the back where the releasing agent can pool for a week. then put the cranks
> in a vice and use a blow torch to heat up the cranks but not the pedals if
> you can help it. the heat will expand the metal on the crank arm. then you
> can use a fancy metal bar added to the end of you pedal wrench for leverage.
> I did this with some pedals seized in to my campy pista cranks and it worked
> great and no damage occurred to either the pedals or the cranks. good luck
> lep
> 
> On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 6:59 PM, <Cowboy49x14@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > I was contemplating a pedal change-up and when unsuccessful I went to shop
> > and they busted out the Steel pipe for leverage w/o success. I have
> > considered the Drill method but my cranks are Campy Record Pista 05' and
> > sadly
> > pedals are Campy too. The soles of my feet have a concave groove as do
> > several
> > pairs of shoes from the groove of the pedals which is why I'm ditching the
> > Campy's.
> > Logic would dictate buying new shoes but I've killed 4 pairs not realising
> > that Beavis (moi) needs new pedals ugh ughhh ughhhh huhhh huhhhh huhhhh
> > uugghhh >not shoes. Please Enlighten me with your vast and infinite wisdom
> > imagination suggestions and anything interesting or worth hearing on the
> > subject>
> > even a story with a happy ending:+)   Thanks for your ears etc. and cool
> > breeze.....
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