Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 09:39:47 -0400
From: "Fred W." <Fred.Willsnospampam myrealbox.com>
Subject: Re: How to loosen crank pulley bolt on C900?


"Jim Babcock" <jimbab5nospam.com> wrote in message news:1093230265.698693nospam-1.nethere.net... > I'm replacing the timing chain on my 1982 900T. I've got the engine out of > the car and was doing well until I tried to remove the crank pulley bolt. It > laughs at my impact wrench and attemping to turn it with a breaker bar only > results in the engine turning. Is there a way to lock the flywheel short of > getting the special tool? Thanks for any advice > > Jimbab5nospam.com > > Not sure about the C900 but for 9000's there is a little port in the bellhousing that will allow you to stick a stout screwdriver in and catch the starter ring gear on the flywheel. Takes two people, one on the screwdriver and one on the breaker bar. Been there, done that, got the scraped knuckles to prove it! -Fred W

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