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post #3 of (permalink) Old May 7th, 2019, 10:13 pm
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If I understand this correctly, the spacer is fused to the axle, but the axle is freely moving side to side through the fork legs, but whose motion is limited by the frozen spacer.

If this is the case, I think heat is your friend here. Put a wide steel hose clamp around the spacer and tighten it until you see God. Then lightly heat the spacer all around its circumference and use an adjustable pliers to grab the clamp/spacer and work it axially until it breaks free. The clamp will take the abuse of the pliers. You don't want too much heat here because of the bearings and seals etc but a little will help.

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Last edited by casor; May 7th, 2019 at 10:14 pm. Reason: Typo
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