Subject: electric impact wrench for pulley bolt?

Kneale Brownson knotnook at
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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