I've used a slide hammer with the correct sized bolt in the main cap and
wailed away. The rear cap is by far the hardest to remove and I usually am
tired after getting it out.
I've also used Gary's method and used a long bolt with a nut on it so I
don't have to constantly move the angle iron.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Hogan" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2002 1:16 PM
Subject: U20 bearing cap "suitable puller" question
> I'm in the process (near the end, yeah!) of disassembling my U20 engine
> have run into a little snag trying to interpret the "manual". The
> 56. Remove the bolts securing the main bearing caps to the cylinder
> 57. Using a suitable puller, remove the center and rear main bearing
> Remove all other bearing caps taking note of their location and
> orientation. Mark them with metal stamps if necessary to PERMANENTLY
> identify them.
> What type of puller is "suitable"? I can't imagine my gear puller doing
> any good. Any help would be appreciated...
> John Hogan
> 1967.5 2000 SRL31100141 "Solex"
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