How To Take Wheels Off Of A Skateboard

Learning how to take wheels on your skateboard is a simple maintenance process that anyone can do. Taking the wheels on a skateboard is insanely easy. Taking the wheels on a skateboard will allow you to change your wheels. Learning how to take wheels on a skateboard will allow you to change the bearings and the trucks. Skateboarding is a great sport and an exciting pastime. It offers conditioning and daring for those willing to step out and explore. Skateboarding is an expensive sport however, so being able to take off wheels yourself will save you money in the end. Performing your own maintenance takes know how. Never go off and just perform maintenance without some prior knowledge. The removal and replacement of wheels on a skateboard are very important. This importance includes the longevity of the skateboard, proper operation and rider safety. Check out these simple instructions on how to take off skateboard wheels.

Things you will need:

  • Skateboard tool or one-half inch socket wrench
  • Skateboard
  • Towel
  • Water
  1. Set the skateboard down on flat surface, wheels up. Dampen the towel and clean off the wheels and the area around them. With the skateboard tool or one-half inch socket, loosen all the nuts holding in the wheels.
  2. With your fingers, remove all four nuts. Clean the nuts and set them aside. Next, remove the wheels, again taking the opportunity to clean them as they are removed. Should you have spacers for your wheels clean them and set them aside.
  3. Take the opportunity to clean the trucks. This is how you take off the wheels on a skateboard. As stated, an easy process.
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