<VV> Front Spring Replacement

Hugo Miller hugo at aruncoaches.co.uk
Thu May 28 11:09:02 EDT 2020

Yes, that will work, but it's easier if have something solid behind the 
eye to support it. A lot of it is mind over matter - if you start off 
thinking it won't work, then it won't. But if you are determined to show 
it who's master, it will go sooner or later.

On 2020-05-28 15:49, tony underwood wrote:
>> On May 28, 2020 at 3:03 AM Hugo Miller via VirtualVairs 
>> <virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:
>> "Planishing" is the word. You wallop the eye with a hammer, holding 
>> a
>> bigger hammer or lump of metal supporting it opposite the hammer 
>> blows.
> I've done this for decades, with a smaller ball peen hammer, smack
> the side of the fitting vigorously.  I never needed a "buck" behind
> it.  The shock will loosen the conical fitting (or should, unless 
> it's
> a LOT tougher than it oughta be).  I've done this with things like 
> tie
> rod joints also.  If you do it right, they will simply just fall out.
> Loosen the nut first... :)
> tony..

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