John, what I have always used, believe it or not, is a slide hammer (like one
you use to pull dents) with a suitable bolt securely taped to the end of the
hammer. Thread the bolt into the main cap in the hole provided, give it a few
whacks (or slide hammer pulls upward), and out they come. Hope this helps!
John Hogan wrote:
> I'm in the process (near the end, yeah!) of disassembling my U20 engine and
> have run into a little snag trying to interpret the "manual". The "manual"
> 56. Remove the bolts securing the main bearing caps to the cylinder block.
> 57. Using a suitable puller, remove the center and rear main bearing caps.
> 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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