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Old 02-24-2003, 01:35 PM
ctaylor738 ctaylor738 is offline
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You are in for a very major repair if the pin comes out and the slide rail falls down and gets caught in the crank sprocket! With the pin out like that there is only a tiny bit of the pin holding things together.

The pin does not screw into anything. It is driven into the block, through the slide rail, and into a hole on the other side or the rail. It is sort of a "press fit."

The outer end of the pin has a threaded hole, which you can see in one of the pictures. The impact puller/installer has a male threaded end which screws into the pin and then you user "hammer" part of the puller/installer to drive it in to the block.

You can use a hammer and a drift pin to drive it in, but don't damage the threads.

This is the only picture of the tool I could find.

Hope this helps
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Chuck Taylor
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