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Cub Tip of the Week! May 31, 2013

Postby Rudi » Fri May 31, 2013 5:40 pm

Rudi wrote:Using what you got to make the tool you need :big smile:

Rudi wrote:This weeks "Cub Tip of the Week" is courtesy of: :

by dickcub50 on Thu May 30, 2013 11:28 pm Post subject: Re: Brake pedal


Brake Pedal Puller Tool

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Thanks for your help, mission accomplished. Made a puller from a piece
of 2- 3/8" sq. tubing. Cut 3/4" slot and welded the piece on top. Drilled
and taped 1/2-20 NF. Had kroil oil in peddle for 24 hours and used puller
the brake peddle cam off easily.
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Re: Cub Tip of the Week! August 23, 2013

Postby Rudi » Fri Aug 23, 2013 3:44 pm

Rudi wrote:Using what you got to make the tool you need - installment #2 :big smile:

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by John *.?-!.* cub owner on Thu May 30, 2013 11:28 pm Post subject: removing roll pins


How To Remove Roll Pins Easily

I learned a trick for removing spring type roll pins today. I was working on the throttle of Jeff's (non mechanic neighbor) 444 today and needed to get the lower roll pin in this picture out to replace the friction disk.

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In addition to it being hard to get too, there appeared to be some weld gobbed around the pin, which I had to cut off with the Dremel. I tried to drive it out with a punch, but couldn't move it due to not being able to backup the shaft and keep it from sprining. I tried drilling it, but all I accomplished was dulling my drill bit. After thinking a little bit I remembered Jeff mentioning he was wondering about using an air chisel. I grabbed my air chisel and ground the punch bit that came with it down to the size of the roll pin, and the pin popped out almost as soon as I pulled the trigger. I think I will get some extra punches to grind down to pin sizes as I need them.
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Re: Cub Tip of the Week! June 09, 2014

Postby Rudi » Sat Jun 14, 2014 11:18 pm

Rudi wrote:I wonder if this is what Momma meant when she asked if you was popping your cork :?: :big smile:

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by TNMike on Thu May 30, 2013 11:28 pm Post subject: Re: East Tennessee - won't start


How To Find TDC by Using a Cork

Well fellers

I stuck a cork in the #1 plug hole and when it popped out, I lined up the mark and the rotor was 180 degrees off. Timed the mag again and she fired right up!!!! Man I was so glad!!! Thank you guys for the help and thanks to the board for all the how to stuff?

Now I'll keep my word...where can I send the parts to?

woohoo! :thanx:
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1948 Cub "Ellie-Mae"
1951 Cub "Jethro"
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