ackramer at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 15 12:46:36 EDT 2001
Find a solid, metal cylinder that will fit into the center of the pilot
bearing with very little play around the edge. Fill the hole in the crank
where the bearing is with very thick grease. Press the cylinder into the
hole slowly and forcefully. You may need to tap it with a hammer. This
will hydraulically press the bearing out from the crank.
'85 CGT supercharged project
>From: "Swann, Benjamin R. (BSWANN)" <BSWANN at arinc.com>
>To: "'quattro at audifans.com'" <quattro at audifans.com>
>Subject: Pilot Bearing
>Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 10:07:48 -0400
>I was going to replace the pilot bearing during the NG rebuild, but it
>requires a special tool according to Bently. I may be able to get a hold
>the tool, but I am wondering if I should replace it.
>The bearing looks, feels ok. What is the likelihood of a used pilot
>bearing failing. The motor AFAIK had under 100Kmi before rebuild.
>Should I take the trouble to track down the tool and replace, or is this
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