Apr 09, Removing a pilot bearing carefully is important- the interference fit in the crankshaft needs to be undamaged. With nothing to pry or grab onto, you run into a dilemma. Fortunately, there is a fix that is rare in the automotive world in that it is easy, cheap, and clean. Pack the area behind the bearing with bread, apply pressure through the Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. Feb 23, Help needed tricks to remove a pilot bushing?
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May 30, Location: ca. Local Time: PM. You can also pack the hole with grease and use a bolt close to the id of the bushing and whack the bolt with a hammer. That will force the bushing out. Agree x 6. Like x 1. May 29, #4. Jul 25, Fill the space behind the bearing with grease and also the pilot hole.
Then put a tight fitting wood dowel in the hole and apply a hammer. It will push it right out. Jun 28, Get a wood dowel or metal dowel or something close to the same size of the inside of the pilot bearing. Tap on the dowel little by little when it seems bottomed out add some more wet paper towels and tap again and continue for a few passesyou will see the pilot bearing making its way out!
Hydraulicsworks everytime. Good luck! Mar 23, Thanks (0) Quote Reply Posted: at pm. Pack the bushing cavity with grease, then drive a tool that just fits the ID of the bushing in, then,hydraulic pressure will push the bushing out. (You are referring to the clutch pilot bushing in the end of the crankshaft, right?) BOULDER 48 2A.