Subject: electric impact wrench for pulley bolt?
knotnook at traverse.com
Wed Aug 21 20:35:41 EDT 2002
At 04:22 PM 08/21/2002 -0700, John Larson wrote:
>I think not. Even my late model top-of-the-line Snap On 1/2" drive
>pneumatic impact won't remove the crank bolt. There's "give" in the crank,
>and the wrench just hammers away. The bolt is not only real tight, there's
>the Loctite to consider as well. I always use the tools as shown in the
>Bentley. HTH, John
I used a 1/2" breaker bar with a 3' pipe on it. Came off easily. I was at
least 100 feet away from my "heavy duty" compressor and didn't figure it
was worth dragging out the air hoses to run my 3/4" impact, which probably
would have popped it off.
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