@#|$* pilot bearing, was 3B conversion in an '85 coupequattro

Huw Powell human747@attbi.com
Wed, 24 Jul 2002 01:46:35 -0400


> I've removed the pilot bearing's inner race and struggled for more than one
> hour with the outer race... I didn't try the hydraulic lock technique as I
> couldn't find a shaft that has the right size so I dremelled the inner race
> and then the outer race... the problem is that even dremelled it won't come
> out and I've already scratched the crank... is it a BIG problem if there
> are some dremel marks on the crank (where the bearing's outer race sits
> actually)? I tried chiselling it out with a screwdriver and it didn't work
> either... tomorrow I'll go and borrow a bearing puller and see if it comes
> out or not...

Just keep hacking away... when you are done, gently and carefully clean
up any burrs your scratches in the crank may have with emery cloth or
something.

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Huw Powell

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