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

Date: 8 May 2010 22:07:33 +0200
From: Ashira Siegel <pinkfixie@xxxxxxxxx>


love this thread :)

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From: Mark Loeppky <leposuction@xxxxxxxxx>
To: mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: Cowboy49x14@xxxxxxx; messengers@xxxxxxxxx
Sent: Sat, May 8, 2010 12:21:14 PM
Subject: Re: [messengers] Seized Pedal Removal> Bueller Bueller?

Hair drier and CO2? Nitrous is always good to keep in stock anyhow, makes
bike work tones of fun. Thanks Mark.

On Sat, May 8, 2010 at 8:06 AM, <mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> You can also use a hair dryer on the crank and blast a co2 cartridge on the
> pedal axle. Easier and safer then the torch and you still get the
> expansion-contraction action with less risk of damage to the metal.
> Good luck.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "weeb" <weeb@xxxxxxxx>
> To: "Mark Loeppky" <leposuction@xxxxxxxxx>
>
> Cc: <Cowboy49x14@xxxxxxx>; <messengers@xxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, May 07, 2010 3:39 PM
> Subject: Re: [messengers] Seized Pedal Removal> Bueller Bueller?
>
>
>
>
>> 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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