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How to remove crankshaft pulley without special tool?

In message <34FB9D79.7C13@micron.net> James Marriott writes:

> > 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.

The microfiche says "anti-corrosion".

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club