[Vwdiesel] IP sprocket tool WAS: More Quantum Questions?
jhsg at sasktel.net
Wed Apr 22 01:00:55 PDT 2009
The absolute most ignorant one I ever had to pull didn't come off with
prying or hammering. I was afraid for the injection pump I was hitting it
so hard. (I use a 2 lb hammer and a 3" round piece of uhmw poly.
(ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene) Engine was out, so swing wasn't
an issue. I got it off by putting a cheesy little 2 jaw puller in place,
so the jaws grabbed the hub, not the pulley greater diameter. Tightened it
so the water ran out, and used my lead hammer I use to jar lathe chucks
loose with. Puller shot across the room, sprocket fell off. I seriously
doubt that it would have come off with prying and tapping.
What I'm getting at, is a good reversible jaw 2 jaw puller is better,
because you can use it for more than just a specific job. Job specific
pullers are cool, but specific tools tend to pile up... I like more
versatility for my buck.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com [mailto:vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com]
> On Behalf Of lbaird119 at aol.com
> Sent: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 11:15 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] IP sprocket tool WAS: More Quantum Questions?
> I'm tempted to get the VW tool since it can be such a PITA. I've been
> looking at this one (Part MN2222):
> I've always just used a couple pry bars/large screwdrivers and a couple
> good raps with a hammer.?
> It'd take a lot of rubber mallet to do it IMO.
> ???? Loren
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