Free Shipping Offers are for Standard Ground Delivery Service and are only valid for shipping addresses within the 48 contiguous United States. Please read the subreddit policies before you post and comment. I am trying to get the crank balance bolt off and its working me over. Oreilly will even order it for you. Sometimes the outside section of the balancer can rotate on the rubber and this will throw off the balance on an externally balanced motor. It cost me 120 bucks.
But its a snug fit The ones ive taken off come off with ease with a little finesse. Using the bolt to pull the balancer on may pull the threads out. For the small investment this tool will allow you to easily remove the water pump and harmonic balancer on a Duramax. We will go over the instructions on how to use the new automotive tool. Ive always just tightened mine with the torque-angle method because I dont have a torque wrench that goes up to 278 ft lbs Well I got one from a local salvage yard here. With the harmonic balancer removed this will give you clear access to the water pump on the Duramax. Theyre tight, I believe the torque spec is 225lb-ft or somewhere close.
Also with theirs, it can be repaired. Rough Country items are not included in Free Shipping offers. The is a great tool to have for your toolbox, especially if you own a Duramax, or work on diesel Duramax. Or heat up the pulley then beat it on. This will lock the flywheel in place. The new tool comes with everything you need to remove the harmonic balancer. I wedged the flexplate to keep the crank from spinning to torque it down.
All content related to diesels is welcome here. The threads felt fine tightening it down the rest of the way. Certain vendors have shipping restrictions that require us to collect a handling fee for the part. Where would you guys suggest scaring one up?? There is less chance of the balancer shearing the stock index pin with the press fit the pin issue is removed if you key the crank. Kent Moore makes a tool, the first time I used a 15mm deep well impact socket and put the transmission adapter in a bind I would recommend trying to find the tool :D. Lisle now makes a tool that slips into the big inspection plate in the bell housing to hold the flywheel. A chunck fell off it when I took the balancer off! Shipping to Alaska and Hawaii will require an additional charge.
Lisle Tool 22100 New Duramax Flywheel Locking Tool! And when I say help you the will allow you to keep the flywheel from spinning when you are applying the torque needed to tighten down the harmonic balancer. Truck freight and oversize charges still apply unless otherwise noted, and can only be shipped to the lower 48 States. You also have to pull the starter and have something that will keep the flywheel from turning when you loosen and tighten the bolt. It might be safer using a breaker bar so you can feel the threads rather than hitting it with an impact. This tool will allow you to remove the harmonic balancer much easier. Kent Moore makes a tool, the first time I used a 15mm deep well impact socket and put the transmission adapter in a bind I would recommend trying to find the tool :D.
You will then want to hand thread the bolt in making sure not to cross thread the threads. Make sure again not to drop it, it is very heavy and can crack if you drop it. It makes it really easy. In the market for a diesel vehicle? Make sure you do not cross thread the bolt. Every motor I have ever built has had a new balancer put on prior to balancing the engine seems like cheap insurance to me.
The flywheel locking tool will keep the engine from turning over while you are applying the amount of torque needed to properly tighten down the harmonic balancer bolt. Thanks for the info, I wouldnt be this far without your guys help! Ive zipped them off with an impact before too. It almost looks the same but my old one has some dimples on the side of it and the used one does not. It also comes with the correct socket to remove the balancer bolt. Is that true or do I have the wrong balancer. Make sure not to drop it.
. I dont have that J-22375903-59-4954-95 fly wheel holder. Then you can again use the to hold the flywheel in place for harmonic balancer reinstallation. To do so you will want to take the harmonic balancer and carefully slide it into place. Welcome to , reddit's home for everything about compression motors! You can , or from your own site. The first pass ensures that the balancer is installed completely onto the crankshaft.
Secondly do I need to put a puller on it or can I just beat it off if its giving me hell? It's relatively inexpensive, and it works. Lisle now makes a tool that slips into the big inspection plate in the bell housing to hold the flywheel. Moving on to more important things, I need a new harmonic balancer!!! This socket is even included in the kit. It also comes with the correct socket to remove the balancer bolt. You will then want to start the threading the bolt back into place.
It is extremely simple to use. Improper installation can lead to severe engine damage and possible bodily harm. It's relatively inexpensive, and it works. Along with the removal of the harmonic balancer this tool will allow you to tighten down your harmonic balancer. Are all the balancers the same from 02 to 07? The balancer was on 95% of the way so I finished the install using the balancer bolt and an impact on low.