Dust/grease caps aren’t always easy to remove, and if you damage one and don’t replace it, you’re in for a world of hurt, because water will find its way into your hub and destroy your bearings. Next time you service your bearings, don’t grab a screwdriver — grab a tool designed for the job, like the Oldforge grease cap remover.
The tapered jaws slip over the dust cap and into the gap between the cap and the hub. As you squeeze the jaws, they force the cap away from the hub. And you don’t need a separate tool to remove the wheel cover — one of the handles of these pliers is machined to pry the covers off.
For $15 you’ll never damage another dustcap.
Note: Oldforge was originally made by Ken-Tool, but this year they sold their Oldforge and Carica tool lines to Mayhew Tools.
Grease Cap Remover [Ken-Tool]
Grease Cap Remover [Mayhew Tools]
Grease Cap Remover [Tool Source]