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  • Rake Spring Tube End Caps

    Hi Guys:

    I have a rake spring tube end cap that I need to change, and never having changed one before I would like to know what is involved.
    I know how to get the tube apart safely, but once I take the old end cap off how do I get the nuts inside the tube to line up,and do they need to be held somehow when tightening? I'm not sure I have 3 feet worth of socket extensions.

    Thanks for your help
    Russ
    You only need 2 tools...WD40 and Duct Tape. If it doesn't move and it should, use WD40. If it moves and it should't, use the tape.

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    Re: Rake Spring Tube End Caps

    It's been awhile but if I remember right they are threaded from a flat stock that is tacked from the inside. I think all you have to do is remove the 2 allen bolts and then put them back on with lock-tite and call it a day.

    Drill
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      Re: Rake Spring Tube End Caps

      I've always had to employ the three-feet-of-extensions method. Never have seen any that are tacked. I'd certainly call it an improvement!

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