Hydraulic Pump Rebuild

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Mon Jun 9 15:32:31 EDT 2003

At 10:35 AM 06/09/2003 -0700, Derek Pulvino wrote:
>Hey gang,
>Pulled the pump out yesterday and started trying to disasemble the pump to
>replace seals.  Had a real hard time with the x-caps.  I had a drag-link
>socket, but I was unable to secure the pump well enough to be able to turn
>the caps out.  I went searching a bit today, hoping I could find a
>"phillips-head" shaped drag link, but I think I was dreaming on that one.
>Somebody suggested bolting the pump back to the car, but in that case you
>can't get at most of the caps.
>Anybody have any suggestions on how to work around this problem?  Just
>force?  A new pump is 280'ish...280 I'm not really ready to spend right now.

I've used the drag link on an air impact wrench several times,
Derek.  Since the last time I needed it, someone suggested putting the
banjo bolts back in to give you something to grip in a vise.  I haven't
tried that yet, but it may make the hand impact easier to use.

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