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Old 08-30-2019, 04:12 AM   #1
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Default Zero Grease Fitting Replacement

I bought a set of replacement Zerk grease fittings from Bratton’s. Some of the old fittings look pressed in. What is the easiest way to remove them without breaking the old fittings?


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Old 08-30-2019, 05:26 AM   #2
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Default Re: Zero Grease Fitting Replacement

A small chisel and hammer...work your way around the zerk...it will soon come out.

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Default Re: Zero Grease Fitting Replacement

Visegrip pliers.
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Old 08-30-2019, 09:35 AM   #4
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Vicegrips...clamp, twist and pull. (My dentist does it best)
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Default Re: Zero Grease Fitting Replacement

As others have said, like removing a tooth - vice grips and rock it back and forth while pulling.
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Old 08-31-2019, 04:37 PM   #6
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Default Re: Zero Grease Fitting Replacement

I recently replaced the fittings in a pair of spindles. I had a terrible time instaling the push in fittings. I think they were too large diameter. Repro parts.

I hab done it about 10 years ago and I do not remember it being that hard. You will need the special tool to drive them in.

The holes are too big to tap 1/8 pipe for screw ins.

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Old 08-31-2019, 08:05 PM   #7
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Well, I have do ask, do they require anesthetic?
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