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To one and all that might have an answer:
Bought a used low miles 3.0 litre for my 164, I dont have air tools and I'm trying to remove the crank nut to replace the timing belt. Is it me or does it take Hercules to break this thing loose.
Anyone with some pointers it would be greatly appreciated.
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Gian.
 

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If you can't devise a way to lock the flywheel, one method that has been used is a socket and breaker that is braced against the ground. Then, the starter is bumped, and the nut is loosened with the torque of the starter, using the ground as leverage. If you try this method, remember two things- wedge the breaker on the driver-side of the engine, and remove power to the coil so as not to start the engine. Of course, you gotta use any advice with caution. Think it through, and if anything goes wrong, remember, the computer told you to do it, and computers aren't always right. :D
 

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You do not have to remove the pulley to replace the belt.Turn the belt sideways and wrap it around the pulley. Put the belt on the crank pulley first.
 
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