Re: [DML] Recommended Steering Wheel Puller?
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Re: [DML] Recommended Steering Wheel Puller?

I used a 6mm threaded rod (which passes through the 7mm threaded holes)
and put some large washers and some 6mm stop nuts on the end.  The washers
spread the pulling load across a larger area than those tiny threads.


-------------- Original message from "Dave Swingle" <swingle@xxxxxxxxxxx>: -------------- 

> 7MM screws are hard to find, and 7MM threaded rod was even worse. 
> After struggling with that 7 mm problem for a while and then 
> stripping it out (my wheel had been loctited on) I determined that it 
> made a bunch more sense just to tap the puller holes out to 1/4-20 
> (it might have been 5/16"). Then the bolts in the commercial puller 
> will fit, AND the threads are somewhat meatier than thos tiny 7 mm 
> things. 
> Dave Swingle 

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