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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 03:15 PM Thread Starter
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Tried replacing the tailstock bushing today in my toploader. I figured i could drift it in with a wooden block and hammer. Basically I ended up with a mess. so I got it out and now need to try again. I am thinking of heating the tailstock, and freezing the bushing before drifting it in again. Any help here?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 04:18 PM
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That will probably work. Using a press instead of a bfh will work better.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 04:32 PM
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most auto repair shops have the tool to put it in.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 07:23 PM
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You could try using the tool that's made for that job. Then all you need is the tool and a hammer.

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