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Old 03-19-2013, 06:38 AM   #53
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Originally Posted by stainlesscycle View Post
ooh boy, are the old swingam bolts fun or what?
there is no good way. lotsa heat, frame securely mounted on it's side and go at it. or fit it into a press if you can. or try a impact hammer. anyway you go at it is not pretty usually..
i have a very stubborn 94 yz250 linkage bolt that dpo ran with no nut on it or grease for apparently forever. it's really in there - gonna weld a stud to the head of it and make a puller i think.
I thought I might leave that swingarm bolt alone, but I could not. Time for the jack hammer:


Lots of penetrating oil, spun the bolt with my air impact driver, and knocked that bolt out with the jack hammer:


Time to place an order with All Balls for the swingarm bearing kit:
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