How to remove camshaft drive pulley


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Lastwachter
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How to remove camshaft drive pulley

Postby Lastwachter » Thu Jul 03, 2014 6:52 pm



I have to replace a head gasket on my 1978 gl1000. In the Service Manual it says to remove the camshaft drive pulley and shows a photo of a wrench on the center bolt. However turning that bolt simply moves the valves. How do I remove that bolt?



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Re: How to remove camshaft drive pulley

Postby flash2002 » Fri Jul 04, 2014 4:53 am

Hi, if my memory is good, you don't have to take the pulley off but you do, block the pulley with a block of wood or use an impact gun.

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Re: How to remove camshaft drive pulley

Postby Lastwachter » Fri Jul 04, 2014 10:05 am

flash2002 wrote:block the pulley with a block of wood

Aa in wedge a piece say under the pulley so it doesn't move while I loosen the bolt?

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Re: How to remove camshaft drive pulley

Postby SnoBrdr » Fri Jul 04, 2014 10:28 am

Lastwachter wrote:
flash2002 wrote:block the pulley with a block of wood

Aa in wedge a piece say under the pulley so it doesn't move while I loosen the bolt?


Yes.

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Re: How to remove camshaft drive pulley

Postby Lastwachter » Fri Jul 04, 2014 10:49 am

Thanks guys. I'll give that a try today and report back.




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