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Old 08-22-2010, 08:12 AM   #1
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Some of you already know, but i didn't and i have been doing this for quite a while now. I was at auto zone getting a air filter for my truck and was looking at the tools. In the process saw a tie rod and pitman arm puller for compact cars. It's made by OEM, and is the perfect size to pull off our flywheel's and it's only twelve bucks. It is extremely heavy duty. Has a socket end on it, and is made of heavy gauge carbon steel. You could not break it with a sledgehammer. Everything in this hobby is ridiculously over priced so when i find a cheap trick i like to share
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Can you put up a pic? I dont mind buying one if it works.
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there is also a 2 jaw puller made for removing battery terminals. usually @az for about 3 bucks
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Here is what the battery terminal puller looks like.

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Just be careful using a 2 jaw puller if your flywheel is really stuck, you could bend it, esp if its the alum flywheel....a small 3 jaw puller would be ideal..
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Just be careful using a 2 jaw puller if your flywheel is really stuck, you could bend it, esp if its the alum flywheel....a small 3 jaw puller would be ideal..
Can you show me a RC flywheel puller that is a 3-jaw??
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Just be careful using a 2 jaw puller if your flywheel is really stuck, you could bend it, esp if its the alum flywheel....a small 3 jaw puller would be ideal..
I've never ran into an instance where a 2 jaw puller did not work. And, you could loosen the 2 jaw and move is 90 deg. and pull again. A 3 jaw puller for the cost and the little amount you would use it seems not practical.
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Here is what the battery terminal puller looks like.

I got somthing just like this at Auto Zone for $2. I have been using it for years. It works great
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Here is what the battery terminal puller looks like.

That the one I use and it works great.
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That the one I use and it works great.
same one I used also, expensive from what I remember. It seems tho that the guys at the place I got it said that the price has gone up on these things
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works great. And has the big jaws that pretty much covers half the flywheel. It has a socket head on the end so you can use your rachet!
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bought from Kragen Auto... 4 bucks... works like a champ..
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works great. And has the big jaws that pretty much covers half the flywheel. It has a socket head on the end so you can use your rachet!
Nice find Dreaux. The threads look solid unlike my EDS tool that is loose in the threads.....
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