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Re: How to remove crankshaft pulley without special tool?

Max wrote:
> I was going to replace the timing belt on 5kcst this morning when I ran
> into the problem of not being able to remove the crankshaft pulley to
> get the old belt of.  Is there a way of doing this without having the
> audi special tool?  Will I be able to get the bolt out without having
> some major heavy duty wrench? I read in Haynes that the bolt is supposed
> to be tightened to 350nm and use threadlock.

Whoa! I think Locktite 573 is _antiseize_, not threadlock.

'87 4kq with threadlocked crank pulley :-(
'86 4ks low-torque crank (145 ft-lb, "lubricate threads" says Bentley)