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Old 06-16-2018, 08:24 PM
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Default Yerf-Dog 3203 Back Wheel Removal

I am having issues with removing the back wheels off the Yerf-dog 3203. I put on WD40 and Penetrating oil as well for two days and used a 2x4 and a hammer and gave it a lot of whacks but to no avail.

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Old 06-16-2018, 09:55 PM
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Remove the key ( the small rectangular piece of metal that fits inside the groove on the axle) by tapping it outwards (normally) with a small punch and a small hammer. When the key is out, the wheel should come off easier.
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Old 06-16-2018, 10:39 PM
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Deflate the tire... Remove stem valve... Use a torch to heat the hub... Keep it moving... Should be able to wack it off the axle after that...
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Old 06-17-2018, 02:10 AM
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I dont want to go the torch route just yet, cuz I dont have one. Ill try taking out the key and see what that does. If not, the next thing would be using the torch. Ill let you know how it goes.
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Old 06-18-2018, 06:51 AM
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What I would suggest is running the axle nut up close to the wheel but not tight. Ride the kart at low speeds carefully until the wheel breaks loose. Once it does, jack up the kart, remove the nut then the wheel. Works great on seized car wheels.

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Old 06-18-2018, 06:59 AM
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I had the same issue. For me, I had the cart up on a table, with the frame supported on jack stands. I would spin the tire and hit it with a small sledge hammer. took about 40 swings, but it came off. I also used PB blaster penetrating oil. Fully supporting the cart from moving sideways is important.
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Old 06-19-2018, 09:04 PM
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I have the same issue. I tried the PB Blaster repeatedly for days/weeks, banged on it multiple times and nothing. Kind of discouraging, I also don't have the “torch” option.
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Old 06-19-2018, 09:15 PM
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Heat gun might work... But that isn't really concentrating enough...
However... Couple the heat gun and candle wax at the joint... Might work...
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