How To Rebuild / Refurbish an Air Ratchet

  1. RustyRatRod

    RustyRatRod Weenie idiot loser. FABO Gold Member

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  2. pishta

    pishta I know I'm right....

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    I got a no name cast aluminum pistol grip 1/2 drive and it has no torque. Do you think the vanes are shot? I can hit the trigger barely and air will just flow out, and when it gets going, it wont even break a lug nut. I got a decent Craftsman 20Gal 125psi compressor but it may have regulator issues so I may not be getting any where near 125psi. Would that make a impact behave like that, with low air pressure?
     
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    More than likely it has a gasket or O ring blown out. Most of the time, the vanes will last a very long time. Lack of oil is just about the only thing that will burn them up.
     
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    I just got my MAC tool back from "Rusty's Ratchet Rebuild Service" and it works great.
    It should last me many more years.
    Thanks Rob for turning a non-functional tool into something usable.
    And to top it off the price was reasonable.
    Thanks again, and to anybody needing their air tool serviced, shoot Rusty a PM he will take care of you.
     
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    Mods need to sticky this!
     
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