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sk8erx

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MK II SS Clutch Stopper Tool
« on: November 01, 2009, 10:49:13 AM »
Any know where I can get a clutch stopper tool? Or a suitable replacement tool? Thanx!

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Re: MK II SS Clutch Stopper Tool
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2009, 08:22:00 AM »
Try Richard or CPC - P/N 9379-8010.  If not there, try this:
http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_12605_00999237000P?keyword=pin+wrench
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=36554

So much for the "proper" tool route - you can also try a couple of work-arounds:

1. Use an air impact.  You may not need to hold the clutch hub at all.

2. Put the transmission in gear, preferably one of the higher gears.  Hold the transmission output by putting vice grips or a pipe wrench on the sprocket.  Be careful to not damage the sprocket teeth. 

Also, do not try holding the clutch hub by using the spring guide pins on the pressure plate.  That's a good way to end up needing a new pressure plate (although I've gotten away with it at least once).
Karl Swartout
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BS350 GTR

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Re: MK II SS Clutch Stopper Tool
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2009, 12:04:46 PM »
Wow, you rock! Thank you! I am making a trip to Harbor Freight any way and the Adjustable Pin Wrench looks like it will do the trick!

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Re: MK II SS Clutch Stopper Tool
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2009, 10:34:36 AM »
I'm getting ready to do this also, but I don't think the Harbor Freight wrench opens up wide enough.  I found the attached photo on the internet, think I'll give it a try!
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