Spindle rethreading Tool Set
While you are disassembling your trailing arms frequently you
will find the threads have been ruined by over torquing or
careless workmanship You need to reach down into the triling arm
and remove the cotter key, and 3/4-20 castle nut. Once these are
removed the threads need to be repaired before the temoval tool
can be installed. The 3/4-20 is a fine thread and not caried by
hardware stores and your die handle will not clear the rest of the
trailing arm. The solution is to buy the correct 3/4-20 die, a
die handle and a die handle extension to all you to easily
rethread the spindle.
die handle extender is designed to allow you to displace a
standard die 3 inches. The extender accepts a standard 1 1/2
inch threading die and allows you to clamp it in the a standard 1
1/2 inch die handle. It is made out of quality steel and
The die extender is available as PN 010-00232.
(PN 010-00232K01). A Spindle Rethreading Tools kit is
available that includes a 1 1/2 in. threading die handle, a 1 1/2
in. 3/4 - 20 threading die, and die extender.
Directions for use of the disassembly tool.
Install the die extender into
Make sure dimples are aligned
with set screws.
Install the 1 1/2 3/4 - 20 die
Make sure die and die extender
are square with die holder.
Firemly tighten all set screws
When rethreading make sure the
new and old threads line up.
Carefully turn the die handle 1
/ 2 turn and then back it off to break any chip.
Never force the die to turn as
you will cut new threads and have a cross threaded spindle that
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