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post #1 of 6 Old 11-21-2015, 06:26 PM Thread Starter
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any tips on removing those " caps" that hold the wheels on single stage blowers ? my toro has a cracked tire . bought a replacement, but cant get the little cap thing off. no issue with using a grinder and drilling for a cotter pin and washer !

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Tried a service manual, nothing.

If it's the little metal "hat" that gets pounded on the shaft I'd use a prybar or screwdriver between it and the tire to try and pry it off the shaft. Bend it enough to get a vice-grip or diagonal cutter on it and twist the heck out.

Before I drilled and pinned I'd check out a dealer or a few hardware or big box stores for the replacement.

Toro 3290-320 ?? Not sure if this is the one for your machine.


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i think its a standard 1/2" axle. tried prying the crap out of it, no go. big channel lock plyers no go. thanks for the info on the cap. might gust gently grind it off and replace .

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Lowe's carries those caps. They should be the common spring finger type. Never saw one that wouldn't come off with a little stromg arming.

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Lowe's carries those caps. They should be the common spring finger type. Never saw one that wouldn't come off with a little stromg arming.

rough prying and channel lock plyers with no success . on to the angle grinder ! lol

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Ya gotta do what ya gotta do !!

Careful with that grinder. Luckily you don't have to worry about any damage to the wheel since it's junk.

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