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Centre lock disc tool query

djb1971djb1971 Posts: 565
edited July 2012 in MTB workshop & tech
Can anyone tell me if there's a centre lock removal tool that fits over the rear hub bearings.

Every time I use my cassette removal tool I have to undo the hubs, fix the rotor on and then put the hub back together! The park tool isn't dep enough to go over the hubs.

Has anybody got this one?

http://www.merlincycles.com/bike-shop/workshop-tools/tools/tools-workshop/icetoolz-cassette-tool-with-guide.html

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  • Chunkers1980Chunkers1980 Posts: 8,035
    Is it the real deal or adapters? If adapters you can get ones that use the HTII tool
  • djb1971djb1971 Posts: 565
    They're on xt centre lock hubs.

    I've linked to a tool on my first post but I'm not sure if it's deep enough.
  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    djb1971 wrote:
    Can anyone tell me if there's a centre lock removal tool that fits over the rear hub bearings.

    Every time I use my cassette removal tool I have to undo the hubs,
    how do you mean?

    what hub?

    front or rear.

    my park tools do fine.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
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  • djb1971djb1971 Posts: 565
    It's the rear hub on xt m785 hubs. The cassette removal tool I have is fine on the front hub but doesn't go over the rear hub locknut so I have to keep taking it off. My cassette tool is a park tools fr?5?

    The problem is, it isn't deep enough to engage in the centre lock unless I remove the rear hub locknut its a pain in the censored !
  • djb1971djb1971 Posts: 565
    Apparently the ice toolz cassette tool I linked above fits over the rear hub lockring without removing it.

    I ordered one so well soon see !
  • YeehaaMcgeeYeehaaMcgee Posts: 5,740
    I've got a "Fat Spanner" cassette tool that works fine.
    I also have a Shimano lockring tool that fits fine, but needs a socket wrench, so I just use the FatSpanner one.
    I'm curious though, if your cassette tool won;t fit over the lockrings etc... how can you undo the casette lockring with it?
  • djb1971djb1971 Posts: 565
    It just won't fit over the rear hub lockring, not the disc or cassette lockring.
    The hub lockring protrudes on the opposite side from the cassette side( the side the disc fits ). I can undo the cassette but on the non drive side the hubs stick out too far for my tool to engage the disc lockring.
  • YeehaaMcgeeYeehaaMcgee Posts: 5,740
    Hmm. I think I understand.
  • djb1971djb1971 Posts: 565
    I think I prefer 6 bolt instead of centrelock :lol:

    You'll know the problem if you ever try to remove centre locks from an xt rear rear hub with a normal cassette lockring tool. I'm hoping the ice toolz is deeper and can go over the hub. Wouldnt life be easy if manufacturers actually rode bikes and dismantled them every now and then with normal tools :roll:
  • YeehaaMcgeeYeehaaMcgee Posts: 5,740
    djb1971 wrote:
    You'll know the problem if you ever try to remove centre locks from an xt rear rear hub with a normal cassette lockring tool.
    I have a 15mm thru-axle Saint rear hub, with centrelock rotors, and three cassette tools, none of which cause any issue.
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,803
    At a guess the Shimano too should fit........
    Current steed - Whyte T129, 2013 frame, mongrel Revelations, Giant dropper, Stans S1 wheelset. 12, Magura Trail Sport brakes, 1x11. 12.8Kg
  • djb1971djb1971 Posts: 565
    The ice tools one fits perfectly if anyone else has the same problem. It goes over the hub easily.

    I looked at the shimano one, it says it too goes over the hub but shimano £22, ice tools £5
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