Hydraulic Pump Rebuild
knotnook at traverse.com
Mon Jun 9 15:32:31 EDT 2003
At 10:35 AM 06/09/2003 -0700, Derek Pulvino wrote:
>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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