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Thread: Removing /re installing power steering pulley

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    fomoco panthers !
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    Default Removing /re installing power steering pulley

    Has anyone used the Harbor Freight /Pittsburgh 12 piece Pulley Remover and installer set ? I want to R & R the power steering pulley on the 90 CV. Pulling it off, I don't see being a problem. Reinstalling it may be.
    I really don't like using Harbor Freight stuff. This set has decent reviews and I seldom work on cars anymore. Can't find my Ford specific puller from decades ago.

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    Domestic Tourist Lincolnmania's Avatar
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    Sep 2004
    Birdsboro PA.


    should be ok. make sure the threads fit ok into the power steering pump shaft.
    i have been replacing some of my old worn out tools or stuff i can't find from harbor freight. most of the tools i have gotten are decent.

    1986 lincoln towncar signature series. 5.0 HO with thumper performance ported e7 heads, 1.7 roller rockers, warm air intake, 65mm throttle body, 1/2" intake spacer, ported intakes, 3.73 rear with trac lock, 98-02 front brake conversion, 92-97 rear disc conversion, 1" rear swaybar, 1 3/16" front swaybar, 16" wheels and tires, loud ass stereo system, badass cb, best time to date 15.94 at 87 mph. lots of mods in the works 221.8 rwhp 278 rwt
    2006 Lincoln Town Car Signature. Stock for now
    1989 Ford F-250 4x4 much much more to come, sefi converted so far.
    1986 Toyota pickup with LSC wheels and 225/60/16 tires.
    2008 Hyundai Elantra future Revcon toad
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    GMN Regular EaOutlaw1969's Avatar
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    I have that set and used it on my ranger, it proved to be well made and it worked good.
    I used it to remove and replace the non serviceable fan clutch bearing assembly on the front engine cover. which was a tough job much harder than a power steering pulley should be.
    if your worried about reassembly use thick leather gloves, heat the pulley with a heat gun or even your toaster oven ( don't tell the wife LOL ) then reinstall using the tool set, with heat it will go on much easier. Any heat above room temperature will make the job easier but the hotter the easier it will be.
    2007 Ford Crown Victoria LX Sport

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    I'm an air-conditioned gypsy gadget73's Avatar
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    Jan 2005


    I have a Lisle 39000 that I got from Amazon before they got as spendy as they are now. The one at the auto parts store was such a poorly made POS it had no hope of working, and their loaner was destroyed. I like that the part that goes over the hub is a two piece deal that bolts together rather than the C shaped piece most use. It gets full contact on the hub.

    watch getting it too hot, most of these cars have a plastic pulley that is molded over the steel hub.

    86 Lincoln Town Car (Galactica).
    5.0 HO, CompCams XE258,Scorpion 1.72 roller rockers, 3.55 K code rear, tow package, BHPerformance ported E7 heads, Tmoss Explorer intake, 65mm throttle body, Hedman 1 5/8" headers, 2.5" dual exhaust, ASP underdrive pulley

    91 Lincoln Mark VII LSC SE, triple black (Timewarp) - poly front bushings, KYB struts and shocks, Holley SystemMax1 lower intake, SilverFox AOD valve body,

    1984 Lincoln Continental TurboDiesel - rolls coal

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    I drive a Lincoln. I can't be bothered to shift like the peasants and rabble rousers

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