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289stude
04-06-2009, 11:21 PM
Anybody ever use one of these to try to break loose a motor? You could put it on the balancer and work it back and forth. Unlike a socket when you try to go the other way the bolt loosens. I tried it earlier with a cheap one and broke it, but it gripped really well and seemed like it moved just a little then snap!. i just bought this HD replacement, I'll let you know when I get it if it works.


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John

53' 2R5 R1 Powershift TT Under Construction

57' Transtar 304 NP540 4:09 TT Under Construction (in Picture)

58' 3E6D Stock Sale Pending

61' 6E7 122 Factory Auto

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Roscomacaw
04-07-2009, 12:06 AM
I've used these just as you suggest. Work great! As you say tho - you get what you pay for.;)

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1963 Cruiser
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe
1957 President two door

Dads Baby
04-07-2009, 12:35 AM
What kind was the one you broke? I have one that I can't imagine it ever breaking. This is the one that I have...http://www.cornwelltoolsonline.com/CQTProdData/_____OW6969.html

Carey
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DEEPNHOCK
04-07-2009, 06:14 AM
Word of caution.
On a Stude V8 (Non R2) the vibration damper plate is mounted to a molded rubber disc that is sandwiched between the damper and the crank and pulley face.
After many years of dutiful service, this rubber can be less than perfect.
Cranking on the damper to rotate a stuck engine could/might/possibly damage the rubber shoulders between the damper/pulley bolts and the damper itself.
You might not see it, but the timing mark might not be 'spot on', or, at worst, might move around a bit as the damper plate might be able to move around a bit more than Studebaker engineers planned on.
HTIH
Jeff[8D]



quote:Originally posted by 289stude

Anybody ever use one of these to try to break loose a motor?
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289stude
04-07-2009, 08:08 AM
Hey Carey, I don't know what kind it was, it only had about a 10" handle on it. Sooo I had to put a pipe on and it snapped at the thinnest point in the handle down were the chain attatched, it was tappered to a thin spot down there. Yours and the one I just bought are the same thickness all the way down. Hope it works.




John

53' 2R5 R1 Powershift TT Under Construction

57' Transtar 304 NP540 4:09 TT Under Construction (in Picture)

58' 3E6D Stock Sale Pending

61' 6E7 122 Factory Auto

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p99/289stude/transtar3-1-2.jpg

jackb
04-07-2009, 11:32 AM
very excellent point Jeff.....

PackardV8
04-07-2009, 01:01 PM
quote:What kind was the one you broke? I have one that I can't imagine it ever breaking.

quote:'Give me a lever long enough and a place to stand, and I will move the world.' - Archimedes, 230 B.C..

quote: it only had about a 10" handle on it. Sooo I had to put a pipe on and it snapped at the thinnest point in the handle
Give a Studebaker owner a long enough cheater pipe and he can break any tool ever made ;)

Any tool manufacturer will say the handle supplied is as long as the amount of force the weakest link is designed to withstand. A larger/longer/stronger tool is the good science answer. A cheater bar usually produces the above result.

thnx, jack vines

PackardV8