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Re: spinner removal

Post by Marsh » Tue Jan 24, 2017 9:10 pm

Gven will he ever learn?

Sorry - couldn't resist.
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Re: spinner removal

Post by KevinW » Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:35 pm

StewbieC wrote:I'm assuming it's a 3 legged spinner tool that you've ordered Kev as that is what Lionel has been working on of late. He's out of stock on the two eared tool for wire spinners currently
Yes, its the 3 eared one for Trigos.
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Re: spinner removal

Post by Marsh » Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:32 am

Dear all

I'd like to order one of these, but the photo's previously posted have all disappeared.

Does anyone happen to have a telephone contact for Lionel?

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Re: spinner removal

Post by Roger King » Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:55 am

Had to give up on Lionel, I'm afraid - he's retired and it was a small retirement project, so it's understandable that he should go at his own pace and when he feels like it. I approached him as a favour, it's not his business.
I went with the German device, which is similar and works very well.
I do have the aluminium type on a long lever for sale, if anyone's interested - but I don't think it'll do the deep dish for a Cobra wire. Probably better suited to MGs etc.

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Re: spinner removal

Post by StewbieC » Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:32 pm

Btw. I've had my spinner removal tool from Lionel, so he does come up with the goods if you preserve.
Works a treat.
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Re: spinner removal

Post by Roger King » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:40 pm

I'm not into jam-making, but I did persevere - however there's a limit as to how many times I am prepared to pester someone who is trying to enjoy their retirement!

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Re: spinner removal

Post by 289Glenn » Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:51 pm

Hello guys,

Today, I came across a new device made in the USA that is designed to remove spinners. It is called "Spinner 9-1-1" (911 is our emergency phone number in the states) The literature says it is designed for Cast "Halibrand" style wheels only. So, not the solution for 289 wire wheels. Approximate price is $165 USD. They say you can also use this device in conjunction with a lead hammer for "extreme" situations. I can only imagine the pain of having to use both. It appears to be very well made.

From their website:
Wheel spinners can become stuck on your vehicle for a variety of reasons: over tightening, lack of anti-seize, debris in threads, etc. The Spinner 9-1-1 tool from Cobra Valley helps remove broken or stuck spinners without damaging wheels or wheel spinners. The tool fits onto most Cobra wheels and has protective rubber caps and nylon tabs to safeguard the wheel’s finish. Once the tool is in position, the nut is tightened down until the spinner is loose, usually requiring 25 ft-lbs of torque or less.

262/673-4077 | www.performanceunlimited.com

I hope this is of help to someone.

Cheers,

Glenn
PS I attended a few of the Monterey Bay, CA automobile events this past weekend. My Hawk 289 was in attendance. Pictures and a report are in the works. What a glorious automotive weekend.

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