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Blue Chip bearing tool instructions
Posted by: Wagon Master ()
Date: November 27, 2017 06:38PM

Could someone with one please email me a copy of the instructions for this bearing tool? After reading several reviews when people stated they were achieving removal of original bearings with adjustable wrenches, I purchased a used one. I want to make sure I have the installation and tightening sequence correct.
Thanks

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'64 Monza Coupe 140 4 speed
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Re: Blue Chip bearing tool instructions
Posted by: Frank DuVal ()
Date: November 27, 2017 10:03PM

I use a 1 1/4" combination wrench. When I used an adjustable, it was a very old heavy duty 15".

Russell (builder of tool) used a 1 1/4" impact socket and a battery impact to demonstrate the tool. I kept having more threads than a short impact socket would allow me to traverse, so I made this by cutting a socket on a lathe and welding in a section of pipe. I have yet to try it.

I will look to see if I have the printed instructions.

Should I just take a picture of it assembled on an axle? Might be a day or two...cool smiley

Frank DuVal

Fredericksburg, VA

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Re: Blue Chip bearing tool instructions
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: November 28, 2017 03:03AM

Here is a pic of when I did it.



I used 1 1/4 combo wrench, an adjustable would got old fast.

If I owned the tool that I used I would have went franks route and made it much easier on my back.

-Tom


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73' NovaSS 454 Big block
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Re: Blue Chip bearing tool instructions
Posted by: davemotohead ()
Date: November 28, 2017 06:50AM

Anyone got a close up shot of the bearing end of the tool?





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Re: Blue Chip bearing tool instructions
Posted by: Frank DuVal ()
Date: November 28, 2017 07:46AM

Dave, that's the secret end!

It actually fits the puller ring perfectly.

Tom, that's a good picture. I began using it by standing the tool upright in the bench vise. My arms would get tired.... setting it horizontal in the vise is better.....grinning smiley

I'm glad you got to use the tool, Tom.

I also have held the assembly by two lug nuts tightened back onto the axle in small vises, but one needs a helper to hold reactionary forces with a large adjustable wrench on the upper plate.

Frank DuVal

Fredericksburg, VA

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Re: Blue Chip bearing tool instructions
Posted by: Frank DuVal ()
Date: November 28, 2017 07:50AM

Oh, Tom, I see the mushroom still in place. Did it pull off that way? I take the mushroom off first, as I did this for years before the tool just to get grease into the unknown bearing. But, if it pulls off with the tool, then maybe this is a better way! Doing it my way sometimes distorts the mushroom or shield and I need to massage it back.

Frank DuVal

Fredericksburg, VA

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Re: Blue Chip bearing tool instructions
Posted by: davemotohead ()
Date: November 28, 2017 08:44AM

Frank DuVal Wrote:
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> Dave, that's the secret end!
>
> It actually fits the puller ring perfectly.
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Are we still keeping secrets 55 year later? smoking smiley





Email me at: Dave Motohead

1960 4dr sedan caveman car
1961 Rampside (Chetside)
1962 Rampside (Barnside)
1962 Short Rampside (Shortside)
1962 Monza 700 Wagon
1963 Monza 900 coup (General Nader)

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Rust Free Lancaster Ca

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Re: Blue Chip bearing tool instructions
Posted by: Frank DuVal ()
Date: November 28, 2017 09:52AM

I was joking. But, 55 years?

Russell designed this tool in the 2000s. So, 15 years, maybe? Not long to recover R & D costs.... That's Russell and Davis? grinning smiley

Frank DuVal

Fredericksburg, VA

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Re: Blue Chip bearing tool instructions
Posted by: Spectre ()
Date: November 28, 2017 10:02AM

I have Blue Chip's low profile harmonic balancer puller and it works well. They (Russell) make good stuff.

David Clamp


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Re: Blue Chip bearing tool instructions
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: November 28, 2017 10:23AM

Frank DuVal Wrote:
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> Oh, Tom, I see the mushroom still in place. Did it
> pull off that way?


Yup pulled them all at the same time and everything was fine.

-Tom


63' Monza Spyder Convertable (in process) MY Build Thread
73' NovaSS 454 Big block
86' BMW 325es
98' Dodge 2500 12v Cummins Diesel with 1200 lb torque!
98' VW Jetta TDI, for daughter
01' Audi Allroad Stage 3 twin turbo

NFCC
Grand Island, NY

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Re: Blue Chip bearing tool instructions
Posted by: Frank DuVal ()
Date: November 28, 2017 02:20PM

Great! Old dog, new tricks....smileys with beer

Frank DuVal

Fredericksburg, VA

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Re: Blue Chip bearing tool instructions
Posted by: GWLee ()
Date: November 28, 2017 04:07PM

Dave here is the plate end on the tool. In this picture I'm getting ready to install the bearing. But you can some what see how it is made.

Was going to see if I still have the paper work on the puller, but it slipped my mind.

I will try to remember to check tomorrow.

Lee Adkins

A Cave Man car
1960 2dr Coupe with pg
Color Tasco Turq.
With Ermine white top.

Catlettsburg,
In the Beautiful state of
North/East KY!

Not the best pic, but the only I had from then, 1997!

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