OT: Tow-bar ball nuts and bolts...what size spanner?

Discussion in 'Bicycle Mechanics and Repairs' started by Fab Foodie, 7 Dec 2007.

  1. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    Gotta remove the tow-bar ball on my car to remove the bike rack fixture that is bolted to it. 'Cos of all the sockets and wires it's a bugger of a job to do with adjustables and stilsons, sockets would be good or the correct type of spanner, but oes anybody know the size required?

  2. LLB

    LLB Guest

    Think its either a 17mm or a 19mm
  3. 24mm. Just measured one of ours for you.
  4. LLB

    LLB Guest

    I'm talking about the thread, not across the flats
  5. OP
    Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    Thanks guys...off to get a bigger spanner set later...you can never have enough tools...
  6. Why, if he is looking for the correct spanner size would he want to know the bloody thread size?
  7. GrahamG

    GrahamG Veteran

    Huge! I ended up nipping to my local mechanic to borrow one.
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