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Old 03-01-2013, 02:16 PM   #931
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Originally Posted by CatSailor View Post
Usually in the spring or summer my friends start bringing their engines to my garage that have been sitting since last summer. Usually a 6" section of stripped multi conductor lamp cord does the trick. Depending on the size of the clogged jet, 1-3 strands twisted and GENTLY worked through the jets gets the problem fixed.

Blind bearing removal w/o a puller: pack the recess behind the bearing, place a shaft in the center of the bearing and hit it with a hammer. The bearing will pop out.

A foiled gum wrapper wrapped shiny side out around an old buss type fuse will get you home - fix the reason of the blown fuse 1st!
hydraulics are awesome stuff. thanks for posting this, i had forgotten.

(years ago i watch in amazement as a 15 ton propeller was stretched and pressed onto to a shaft, all at once)
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