Jump to content

RK2 shampoo wheel- looking for a splash pan replacement.

Recommended Posts

Just acquired an old RK2 shimpo from 1975! Works pretty well but the splash pan is in rough shape...looking for a replacement...wheel head is just under 12 inches and with the side motor lever so close it can't be too big. Any suggestions or experience? the replacement ones on ship website seem ok but i prefer a 2piece.



Link to comment
Share on other sites

11 minutes ago, ceals31 said:

thanks- so the one that shimpo sells works for it? I'm not sure how to get the wheel head off- that's my main concern!


Yes it does.  To remove the wheelhead there is an allen bolt on the side under the wheelhead.  Loosen this and the wheelhead lifts off.

The splash pan has a hole with a plug so you can insert a long allen key through the hole and tighten it back up. 

Do yourself a favor and spray some wd-40 or penetrating lubricant onto the bolt now while you wait for the long allen key to arrive in the mail

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.