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J6G1Z

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VT500 Swingarm Nut Removal Tool
« on: November 28, 2013, 10:54:23 AM »
Here is a company that manufactures a castellated tool that will remove the special nut that Honda used to secure the swing-arm.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/301011551066?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649#ht_264wt_1133

eBay item number: 301011551066

The Ad states that they don't ship to the USA, but they will if you contact them by e-mail & place the order. The e-mail address is: turbosuzukis@yahoo.co.uk

With the money conversion, the part cost me $35.21. That's better than the $60+ that the Honda dealer wants.

Good luck
J.
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Re: VT500 Swingarm Nut Removal Tool
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2013, 06:37:26 AM »
Here's one on eBay right now:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/190991126836?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

I'll pass on it. I've ordered one of Kev's from the UK.

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Re: VT500 Swingarm Nut Removal Tool
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2013, 07:49:30 AM »
Interesting style of tool. I think the UK version of the tool looks easier to use.

J.

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Re: VT500 Swingarm Nut Removal Tool
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2013, 07:14:58 AM »
Well my VT500 swingarm nut removal tool arrived yesterday. I was shocked at how quickly it arrived. I placed some other orders on that same day for parts located in the USA & they have yet to arrive. The tool looks real nice! Well machined & strong looking, very solid! It's a specialty tool that I probably won't use very often, but when the time comes that I need it, I'll have it handy & at about half the price of the Honda parts dealer.

Thanks Kev for the nice piece of machine work, great price & fast shipping.

J.

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Re: VT500 Swingarm Nut Removal Tool
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2014, 04:38:22 AM »
Great news! I havent had any luck sourcing the orig. Honda part for less then 91,oo eur!

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Re: VT500 Swingarm Nut Removal Tool
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2014, 10:42:07 PM »
Hey guys .. I tried to follow the links to order this tool, can't seem to find it anywhere.

If anyone can point me in the right direction I'd be much obliged :)
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Re: VT500 Swingarm Nut Removal Tool
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2014, 07:00:32 AM »
Looks like he doesn't have anything listed on eBay right now.

I would send a message through eBay to the seller & see if they have any more Ascot tools.
http://www.ebay.com/usr/turbosuzukis?_trksid=p2047675.l2559

Good luck
J.

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Re: VT500 Swingarm Nut Removal Tool
« Reply #7 on: October 02, 2014, 10:21:51 AM »
That's what I thought ... but wasn't sure if there was a comparable one that would work. Thanks J


Edit: He just let me know he has some in stock!
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Re: VT500 Swingarm Nut Removal Tool
« Reply #8 on: October 02, 2014, 02:15:03 PM »
Good deal!

I bought one just for the hell of it. Figured I'd need one sooner or later. Sure enough, I had to put it to work & it works great.

J.

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Re: VT500 Swingarm Nut Removal Tool
« Reply #9 on: October 02, 2014, 05:08:17 PM »
I think he prefers to do business without having to pay ebay (I don't blame him) so if anyone needs one of these you can reach him at;

Kev Drake <turbosuzukis@yahoo.co.uk>


Note: I checked with him before posting his address :)

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Re: VT500 Swingarm Nut Removal Tool
« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2014, 05:10:18 PM »
Wow ... I'm not sure how, but I received it today. That's 6 days (including a weekend) from the U.K. to Ontario, Canada.

Looks strong... and it fits. Can't ask for more than that ;)



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Re: VT500 Swingarm Nut Removal Tool
« Reply #11 on: October 10, 2014, 06:38:39 AM »
I recall being surprised at how quickly mine arrived.

They are a stout little tool.

J.