Re: Distributor Rebuild? - Saabnet.com Bulletin Board
You can't punch the pin out. You have to press it out. I've done it in a bench vice. I put a socket on the outfeed side so I had something to push it into, and used a hardened steel pin of smaller diameter to push the pin out. You have to make sure the pin is straight, because it will be under a lot of pressure, and will go flying off somewhere if it isn't. As you are closing the vice, ting the base of the dizzy with a screwdriver or something. The vibrations help free it up. Pushing it back in is easier than pushing it out. The teeth on the drive gear are offset from center. Make sure you mark the bottom of the dizzy shaft to get it back on the same way.
Some Volkswagens use a similar dizzy, check the link below for an online tutorial. (the guy made a special tool to get the gear off).
posted by 169.226.161...
Posts in this Thread:
- Distributor Rebuild?, spydergear, Tue, 12 Sep 2017 23:17:52
- Re: Distributor Rebuild?, john_gonzo, Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:22:56
- Re: Distributor Rebuild?, StoicBlue87 , Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:45:40
- Re: Distributor Rebuild?, turbocon86, Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:25:35 <-- Viewing This Message
- Link, turbocon86, Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:28:01
- Re: Link, spydergear, Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:29:15
Post a Followup
No Site Registration is Required to Post - Site Membership is optional (Member Features List), but helps to keep the site online
for all Saabers. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member.
This is a moderated bulletin board - Posting is a privilege, not a right.
Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed (no Spam). Please, no For Sale or Wanted postings, SERIOUSLY.
Classifieds are to be listed in The Saab Network Classifieds pages.
This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see
problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable. This is not an anything goes
type of forum. Saabnet.com has been a moderated forum since 1988. For usage guidelines, see the
Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page. Please remember that you are
not anonymous. Site Contact | Site Donations | Other Sites by SP -
Poverty2Prosperity.org | RandomScreening.com
Your address is: 220.127.116.11 - Using CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/) - Logged.
Site Members do not see red text instructions, skyscraper, nor box ads.
Click here to see all
the Site Membership Benefits!