Mark Simpson

No-Cost Axle Puller

Mark Simpson
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Duration:   1 mins

You can never have enough tools, but if you’ve been restoring cars long enough, you have most of what you need. But for those starting out or building cars on a limited budget, the key to building cars is to make the most of what you do have.

This same scenario applies when you are away from your tools at a junkyard, pulling parts, or broken down by the side of the road. Perhaps this is one thing we truly enjoy about the hobby: taking a close look at a problem, then using a little innovation and common sense find a way to resolve the issue with the resources you have available.

We join Mark Simpson as he shows us a clever way to create an axle puller using the car’s rear brake drum on a classic 1967 Ford Mustang. Normally you would use an axle puller attachment on a slide hammer to get the job done, but Simpson demonstrates this proven technique will also get the job done in short order with no cost.

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One Response to “No-Cost Axle Puller”

  1. Roland

    Any tricks for taper axles other than three legged puller or making your own?

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