flywheel stuck pretty good - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > Engine & Transmission Swap

Engine & Transmission Swap The place to chat about any engine and transmission swap.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-29-2011, 02:52 PM   #1
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: May 2009
Fan#: 64911
Location: Orange County, CA
What I Drive: 00 Black ZX3

Posts: 95
Points 775, Level 14
Points: 775, Level: 14 Points: 775, Level: 14 Points: 775, Level: 14
Level Up 75% Completed
Level up: 75% Level up: 75% Level up: 75%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 Frenchyakamd Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
flywheel stuck pretty good

So I'm trying to put the engine back in and bolt up to the tranny, however attaching the flywheel back to the torque converter is proving most difficult. I Can get one bolt back on and tightened, but the flywheel can't be moved by prying it along with screwdriver/crowbar, etc.




I took the engine back off just to see if I could turn the crankshaft with a wrench, and that's quite difficult to even nudge along as well.

So basically looking for suggestions, haha. I was trying to avoid dropping the tranny, but perhaps I'll have to ><
If there were a few more inches between the frame and the pulley end of the shaft I could turn it from there, but that's pretty much flush and no room for the wrench it seems.


Frenchyakamd is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-29-2011, 10:57 PM   #2
Focus Addict
 
Justin svt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Fan#: 58325
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
What I Drive: 2002 CD Silver SVT

Posts: 1,217
Points 2,615, Level 31
Points: 2,615, Level: 31 Points: 2,615, Level: 31 Points: 2,615, Level: 31
Level Up 10% Completed
Level up: 10% Level up: 10% Level up: 10%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 2 Justin svt Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
are the plugs out of it? that may free it up some
__________________
2002 silver ZX3 SVT #2318: Tom's Tune, 8.2mm Taylor Thundervolt wires, Custom ORP, Full Prothane bushing swap

"I buy things I don't need, with money I don't have, to impress people I don't know"
Justin svt is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-30-2011, 03:04 PM   #3
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: May 2009
Fan#: 64911
Location: Orange County, CA
What I Drive: 00 Black ZX3

Posts: 95
Points 775, Level 14
Points: 775, Level: 14 Points: 775, Level: 14 Points: 775, Level: 14
Level Up 75% Completed
Level up: 75% Level up: 75% Level up: 75%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 Frenchyakamd Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
Finally got it, thanks!
Frenchyakamd is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-30-2011, 04:56 PM   #4
Focus Addict
 
Justin svt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Fan#: 58325
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
What I Drive: 2002 CD Silver SVT

Posts: 1,217
Points 2,615, Level 31
Points: 2,615, Level: 31 Points: 2,615, Level: 31 Points: 2,615, Level: 31
Level Up 10% Completed
Level up: 10% Level up: 10% Level up: 10%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 2 Justin svt Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
did that help or what did you do?
__________________
2002 silver ZX3 SVT #2318: Tom's Tune, 8.2mm Taylor Thundervolt wires, Custom ORP, Full Prothane bushing swap

"I buy things I don't need, with money I don't have, to impress people I don't know"
Justin svt is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:29 PM.


Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac ATS Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum, Civic Type-R Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.





Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1