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Good evening. My friend just purchased a 26R style wheel to replace his original S1 wood wheel with. Problem is, we can't figure out how to remove it! My "modern" removal kit seems not designed for such a wheel as in there is no puller holes to bolt into. What are we missing?

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THANK YOU! I wonder though... the space on the backside of the hub is very narrow... will the "teeth" fit?

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Loosen the big nut, don't remove it, then hold the wheel as best as you can and give a couple of sharp raps on the nut with a hammer, just to break the grip of the splines.
 

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Loosen the big nut, don't remove it, then hold the wheel as best as you can and give a couple of sharp raps on the nut with a hammer, just to break the grip of the splines.
+1--rocking the hub gently back and forth (by pushing/pulling on the steering wheel) plus a few hammer taps should pop it right off.
 

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I would be reluctant to use a puller, as the hub is most likely aluminum, which could be easily damaged. Try putting a little "Liquid Wrench" or similar on the splines, then try again the next day.
 

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rubber mallet..........not a hammer. Better yet a small piece of wood wrapped in cloth.

tap tap, other side tap tap, other side tap tap...........

patience......
 

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rubber mallet..........not a hammer. Better yet a small piece of wood wrapped in cloth.

tap tap, other side tap tap, other side tap tap...........

patience......
No I meant hammer - on the nut. I think you have misread or misinterpreted my post. You need shock to break the bond.
 
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