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Old 05-15-2010, 04:33 PM   #1
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Time to change the pins in my universals. I guess i could use a vise, but I think with a pin press life would be easier...
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Old 05-15-2010, 05:29 PM   #2
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This is what I use. It saves a lot of money on replacement dogbones, that is for sure.
http://www.jcwhitney.com/motorcycle-...&redir=k232270
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Old 05-15-2010, 05:55 PM   #3
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Ebay to the rescue.....As usual.

http://cgi.ebay.com/MOTORCYCLE-CHAIN...item58879d7a60
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Motion pro works great for me. However, i'm sure the ebay one will work just fine.
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Old 05-15-2010, 06:19 PM   #5
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Will any of these work?.....
http://www.jcwhitney.com/chain-breaker/p2004179.jcwx
http://www.princessauto.com/farm/dri...=chain+breaker
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Old 05-15-2010, 06:47 PM   #6
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I've been using the one that Integra linked to with success. He also posted a nice write up on how to use it, and also some tips. I highly recomend reading this page.

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Lastly, IRDC Bonesaver is on sale. I'm not sure his website, but you can probably Google. Might be worth looking into that as well.
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Old 05-16-2010, 12:49 AM   #7
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Depending on how tough the First one is it might work.. I do not think the other one will work..
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Old 05-16-2010, 03:27 AM   #8
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i just use a hammer and a block of steel with a 3.5mm hole drilled through it, then i counter sink the hole a little to hold it on place.
its never ever failed me and didnt cost a thing
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Get the bonesaver. They have it on sale now. You can get one for 42.00 shipped. I got one this week and cant belive how easy it is to press out and put new pins in.
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Old 05-16-2010, 07:59 AM   #10
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i went with the one intregra suggested on ebay. It's works great. You can also get the motion pro pins for direct replacement.
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Old 05-17-2010, 12:32 AM   #11
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100 bucks for a HUUUDddy tool is not coooollll. I need to get something to do that. Those center ones wear fast especially in a ----. Just kidding....they all wear fast, heck the cars need lots of parts whatta ya dooo....
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I have and use the bone saver. love it,easy to use and takes up little space in the tool box. Paid for itself the first 3 dogbones I fixed.
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Get the bonesaver. They have it on sale now. You can get one for 42.00 shipped. I got one this week and cant belive how easy it is to press out and put new pins in.

Where? Amain has it for 57.00.
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Old 05-18-2010, 06:47 PM   #14
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I use a hammer, drift and a 1/4" drive socket to rest the dogbone on. Takes 2 of us about 30 seconds to knock the old pin out and tap the new one in. Unless you can't find a friend to hold the dogbone? Why waste your money?
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