Re: [CR]help removing mafac canti calipers

Example: Racing:Wayne Stetina

Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2006 10:50:05 -0800
From: galen pewtherer <>
To: Pete Geurds <>
Subject: Re: [CR]help removing mafac canti calipers
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they're not really slots as such. the bushing is crimped there to create a flange to keep it in place, but maybe i can get a very wide screwdriver to grab onto the slots.

i'll try that.


-galen pewtherer san francisco, ca

On 1/13/06, Pete Geurds <> wrote:
> From: "galen pewtherer" <>
> Subject: [CR]help removing mafac canti calipers
> >> the mounting bolts of the mafac calipers are screwed into what seems
> > to be a bushing or sleeve that's integral to the boss. this bushing
> > turns freely once the mounting bolt is loosened a bit, and i can't
> > figure out how to get a grip on it to stop it from turning. does
> > anyone have any advice about how to do this?
> Are those slots along the outer edge?
> It looks like a tool similar to a chainring nut wrench fits on there.
> Plenty of penetrating oil first though.
> Pete Geurds
> Douglassville, Pa