Pinto Camshaft Pulley Bolt Removal?

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Pinto Camshaft Pulley Bolt Removal?

Postby Cosmicbike » Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:41 pm

I was planning to leave the cam in place, but since I'm going to give the head a thorough clean I figured I'd remove it. But, I can't get the pulley bolt undone.
Head is off the block, stripped of everything except the cam. Any tips on undoing the bolt without the cam turning?

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Re: Pinto Camshaft Pulley Bolt Removal?

Postby Peter-S » Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:52 pm

Cosmicbike wrote:I was planning to leave the cam in place, but since I'm going to give the head a thorough clean I figured I'd remove it. But, I can't get the pulley bolt undone.
Head is off the block, stripped of everything except the cam. Any tips on undoing the bolt without the cam turning?

Ta


Can you put a screwdriver/metal bar through the cam pulley from the front. It should wedge on the head and stop the cam turning.
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