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In need of a freewheel tool?
#1
Hey,i have a freewheel that i want removing but:
I have 2 freewheel tools one from ADW and one from halfords, both dont fit, its a shimano cassette, its the original part and the bikes a reebok shadow any ideas?
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#2
http://www.amazon.com/Park-Tool-Freewheel-Remover-Freewheels/dp/B001B6RGXG/
That's what I use for my shimano cassette and it works.
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#3
I also use the Park Tool FR-1.

Are you sure that it is Shimano?

Are you sure that it is a freewheel? Could it be a cassette? Or a fixed gear cluster as used with the Shimano front (BB) freewheel system?

The FR-1 does not fit the fixed Shimano gear cluster used with the bottom bracket (crank) mounted freewheel. I ended scrapping out the wheel after spoke failure on the drive side, and am using a conventional freewheel. Having freewheels front and rear is somewhat interesting.

A picture is worth a thousand words.....
Nigel
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#4
(10-31-2010, 08:49 PM)nfmisso Wrote:  I also use the Park Tool FR-1.

Are you sure that it is Shimano?

Are you sure that it is a freewheel? Could it be a cassette? Or a fixed gear cluster as used with the Shimano front (BB) freewheel system?

The FR-1 does not fit the fixed Shimano gear cluster used with the bottom bracket (crank) mounted freewheel. I ended scrapping out the wheel after spoke failure on the drive side, and am using a conventional freewheel. Having freewheels front and rear is somewhat interesting.

A picture is worth a thousand words.....

Sure a picture is worth more than a thousand words:

http://s985.photobucket.com/albums/ae338/mattyts/?action=view&current=IMGP2487.jpg
http://s985.photobucket.com/albums/ae338/mattyts/?action=view&current=IMGP2485.jpg
http://s985.photobucket.com/albums/ae338/mattyts/?action=view&current=IMGP2484.jpg
http://s985.photobucket.com/albums/ae338/mattyts/?action=view&current=IMGP2486.jpg
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#5
That looks like a "freewheel" to me and needs a different tool.

http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/cassette-and-freewheel-removal

The tool looks similar to the cassette tool but is slightly different?

The number of splines and depth need to be matched.
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