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Old 07-27-2009, 09:11 PM   #1
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How do I remove the plastic truck fan on the front of my engine? I know this is a dumb newb question but I need to know. Thanks
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you get a big *** wrench, and un screw it..

its a pain in the ***.. i use a vise grip plier to hold waterpump, then un screwed it.. i didnt care if i broke it.. but it didnt,,
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Old 07-27-2009, 09:31 PM   #3
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Old 07-27-2009, 09:35 PM   #4
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They make a spanner wrench to hold the wp pulley and it unscrews
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I got a huge crescent wrench, tapped it pretty hard while on the nut and it will come right off, not as difficult as one thinks!
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i use a flat end steel rod and a hammer, give one good hit to the edge of the bolt and it breaks loose. or a reaaly big set of vise grips, if its on there too tight the big crescent wrench can round off the edges of bolt. if not done correctly
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Center it just right!!
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i use a air hammer on the edge of the flat. must be centered. just light the guy who said use a rod and hammer. that will work too.
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Old 08-01-2009, 08:11 PM   #9
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pipe wrench and a huge crescent wrench. BTW do I need to put a nut on the end of the water pulley?
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I used a vise grip that has a chain that goes from jaw to jaw around the pulley and a big cresent on the fan. No hitting required. Just dont muck up the pulley.
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I second the air hammer....this is the only way I have done it
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pipe wrench and a huge crescent wrench. BTW do I need to put a nut on the end of the water pulley?
Any word on this? Is the pulley press-fit onto the waterpump?
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The pulley will stay on, it's not held on by the fan
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Any word on this? Is the pulley press-fit onto the waterpump?
you will want to make sure but I think they are press fit, but there was a few that came out that were not but I still think the fan nut does not hold anything on the WP but the fan. it along for the ride.
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Is the fan nut left or right hand threads? I need to remove mine as well.
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Its lefty loosy righty tighty.
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Its lefty loosy righty tighty.
Thanks, wanted to make sure before putting the big hammer on it.
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