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alternate method for removing crank pulley
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> PDQSHIP@aol.com writes:
> << My mechanic thought this one up - attach breaker bar with socket
> to the pulley nut, handle on the ground. Crank the starter.
> Is he nuts or is this a great idea?
> -- >>
> Seen it done, makes me shutter to think that it does work.... So, putting it
> back on without the tools sounds like the sputter of the Ingersoll Rand?
Dear God!. Correct torque (plus or minus 200%).
> Yes, he's nuts, does it work, most of the time... Would one recommend it?
> NO.... I would think that the IR on "remove" might be better than this idea,
I can think of a _lot_ of things better than this idea.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club