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Old 05-07-2010, 07:50 PM   #108
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Rodger........the front face of the pulley (the bolt/washer seating surface) has to be/should be "proud" (be past the end of the crank). I was just interested. Once you grind the remaining bolt off why don't you just soak the area with penetrating oil, and take an overnight break. Hope the pulley(s) come off easily without having to have you adapt that puller. If required, have you got a good, small (3/8" or something close), sharp cold chisel or something similar? If there is not enough of the bolt to grab onto, then a sharp tool that will "dig" into or "catch" the end of the bolt so that you can work/rotate the bolt out, may be useful.......if you get my drift. Does the large pulley have elastomer (rubber) damper material that I think I see in your enlarged photos?

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