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Offline Slapguts

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Re: What is this toolset part?
« Reply #25 on: June 10, 2007, 03:22:26 pm »
Thanks for starting this thread. My bike came with the toolkit still under the seat (owner's manual, too) and I always wondered what the first and last tiems in th pic were for. Handle for the axle wrench. Good to know.
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Re: What is this toolset part?
« Reply #26 on: June 10, 2007, 04:36:37 pm »
BAHAhahahahaha tuning fork for the engine...!!!  man you guys kill me sometimes!!!! ;D ;D ;D

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Offline rbirkhan

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Re: What is this toolset part?
« Reply #27 on: June 10, 2007, 05:54:14 pm »
I have the same tool for my honda atv have no idea what it does besides in conjuntion with the spark plug tool.

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Re: What is this toolset part?
« Reply #28 on: June 10, 2007, 07:14:06 pm »
Its a Lobster fork, just in case your out riding and happen across a lobster that needs eating. (The pliers might come in usefull to)
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Re: What is this toolset part?
« Reply #29 on: June 11, 2007, 05:19:08 am »
Or the spokes are tightened properly...

Jonesy - In reply #2, jensk replied that it is 8mm...The Honda spoke nipples are 5.7mm...which seems to be a "#3 Nipple Wrench" size...    Edit: Oh, I see!! You're using it as a tuning mallet!!! Yes; good idea!!   ;D

But if anyone knows a source for the 5.7mm Honda spoke nipple wrenches (the ones that look like that tool, or like a tuning fork) please post it...I've done 7 wheels this last year, with another coming this week...and I've been using that stubby little dual-ended universal fit wrench made by "Rowe Products" which always seems to gouge the rim when in use...   >:(

(Heh...I was at the Honda dealer, and the guy behind the counter had no idea what I was talking about...I finally had to go behind him, check the wall, and found a dusty, curled-up old cardboard shrink wrapped spoke wrench that was exactly what I wanted...but the wrong size...)   :'(
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Re: What is this toolset part?
« Reply #30 on: February 09, 2019, 03:41:41 am »
Hmm... at first I thought this 'BAR B' was just a typo: a clerk at the Honda office had misread an 8 handed to him in handwriting by someone from the workfloor and took it for a B. After all, it's an 8mm wrench, isn't it? But by and by I changed my mind and by now I kind of lean towards Gordon's interpretation, that it is ment for the brake bleeder and then the 'B' makes sense ofcourse: 'B' for brake or bleeder. Only... too bad the bleeder on my model has a 7mm head. Hmm, interesting... To be continued.
Now we are on it, does the '#2' and '#3' in screwdriver denominations refer to an actual size or is it just a ranking order? 
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Re: What is this toolset part?
« Reply #31 on: February 10, 2019, 03:45:29 am »
Hmm, interesting... To be continued.

Do we have to wait another 12 years?

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Re: What is this toolset part?
« Reply #32 on: February 13, 2019, 06:54:55 pm »
I don't think the "Bar B" mystery will ever be solved - I started a similar thread years ago and learned that it can be used as an open ended 8mm spanner - I wouldn't try to loosen the brake bleeder with it though!
I have drilled out the holes in all three of my spark plug tools so that my three bar B handles fit through them and can be used as handles...
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Re: What is this toolset part?
« Reply #33 on: February 14, 2019, 04:29:47 am »
a good mystery. My " go to" honda expert who's been assembling and dealing with honda's ( and indians) since the 60's doesn't really  know either. It doesn't fit the bleeder valve, and not sure about the tappet adjuster. He used it for the spark plug tool.

 

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