<VV> lifters... How does one remove them?
dziegler3 at comcast.net
Sun Oct 30 16:12:32 EST 2005
Old heater control cables make excellent "piano wire" hooks, even have
a little loop in the end for a small screwdriver "handle" to help pull.
On Oct 29, 2005, at 7:58 PM, BobHelt at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 10/29/05 11:57:05 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> cash.case at sbcglobal.net writes:
>> replace the lifters. The
>> only problem is that I can't get the old lifters out. They come right
>> to the edge and then hang up. I've tried magnets and tried hooking
>> the edge of a small flat blade screwdriver but no luck.
>> Is there a trick to removing these?
> Several ways. but why are you replacing them? Shouldn't be necessary.
> If the
> feet are worn, then so is the cam!!!
> Nothern Tool Supply sells a neat tool for grabbing on the lifter and
> on so you can pull it out. About $23. Another way is to get some
> "piano wire"
> from a music shop. It is hard stuff. Bend the end over 90 deg and hook
> end into the top of the lifter and pull the lifter out.
> Bob Helt
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