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Old 01-18-2013, 07:46 PM
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Mein Auto: 1992 525i
Originally Posted by john kaminski View Post
Just thought strap wrench with old belt ould provide better grip with leverage of the wrench if nut was really tight. Never tried just hiting the wrench with a mallet - will try next time. However when tightening I would feel more secure holding the pully than whacking it back tight. I did make a holding tool out of some scrap steel using a blown water pump to get the shape and holes right. Works a bit better than levering a screw driver across the bolts.
If I'm not mistaken, you don't have to worry about getting it real tight as the rotation of the engine tightens it. I'm open to correction if I'm wrong.
Most problems are usually something simple !

Originally Posted by noego View Post
It's Deja Poo - as in, I've heard this **** before.

Calypso Red 1992 525i with 225K miles

1991 735i - Sold
1992 525i - Sold
1995 325is - Sold
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