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Posted February 17, 2016 - 12:05 PM

It's always a good idea to have the nut on the crankshaft when pulling the flywheel. Sometimes the force these come off with is amazing. You'd swear they were shot out of a cannon when they go flying!


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Posted February 17, 2016 - 03:08 PM

It's always a good idea to have the nut on the crankshaft when pulling the flywheel. Sometimes the force these come off with is amazing. You'd swear they were shot out of a cannon when they go flying!

Yes, and when they "pop" you'll swear you just busted something to heck!


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Posted February 17, 2016 - 05:47 PM

If you have some help,with pressure on the flywheel.I have had someone hold the engine with the flywheel up and then used a hammer,the weight of the motor helps for it to come off. 



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Posted February 17, 2016 - 08:44 PM

These can be tough buggers, Here is picture proof.

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Posted February 20, 2016 - 01:41 PM

We got it off but took a lot of pressure on the puller.  It wanted to tip to the side so held it upright with a big crescent wrench.  tightened the puller bolt with a 1/2" breaker bar with flywheel locked.  Smacked the puller bolt with a 3 lb hammer.  Took three tries at it but it popped loose. 
Thanks for the advise.  Will remember that for next time.  This was one of the toughest ones I have ran into.



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Posted February 20, 2016 - 04:05 PM

My puller bar is permantly bent :D Glad you got it off! Even though you might want to use anti-seize when putting it together, don't! The key on these heavy flywheels are only for alignment. 


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Posted February 21, 2016 - 06:24 PM

Did not use anti seize and tightened it down with an impact.



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Posted February 21, 2016 - 06:43 PM

Just removed mine, Post #88 here http://gardentractor...-hulk-ii/page-6



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Posted March 06, 2016 - 10:58 AM

I have heard and my boy has also not to use an impact on a puller.  To big a chance of damaging the extra fine threads on the bolt. 
We all have done it including me and I have one puller the bolt turns real hard on now.  Chalk up one puller. 



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Posted March 06, 2016 - 02:07 PM

I have heard and my boy has also not to use an impact on a puller.  To big a chance of damaging the extra fine threads on the bolt. 
We all have done it including me and I have one puller the bolt turns real hard on now.  Chalk up one puller. 

I guess that is why I have went through so many pullers. And here I thought it was the cheep HF tools :hitting_self_roller:  



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Posted March 06, 2016 - 03:11 PM

I guess that is why I have went through so many pullers. And here I thought it was the cheep HF tools :hitting_self_roller:  

My opinion of the HF pullers is that the screw is coarse thread and the surfaces rough. I've never seen one with as fine of thread as one of the top brand ones. The more threads per inch, the greater pulling power.  Whatever you use, don't forget to oil the threads of the puller.


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Posted March 06, 2016 - 04:23 PM

I've not had the threads mess up, rather I have warp / bent the thick bar.






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