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Old 06-04-2008, 09:26 PM   #47
jonz
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Joined: Aug 2004
Location: CA dez (it's a dry heat)/West Yellowstone,MT
Oddometer: 2,108
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Originally Posted by dustjunkie
rapiti,

I just used a standard flywheel puller.



I had to get some really long 6mm bolts, in fact I got 6 really long 6mm bolts, cut the head off of three of them, and spliced them to the other three with a coupler nut, but in the end it worked great.
I talked with Dustjunkie and got the 6mm threaded rods from Ace Hardware. Those were too soft. I broke one off , bent some others, and pulled the threads off another. I finally gave up. Luckily, I live right and talked with a former KTM mechanic now working at the Honda dealer. He had the puller (in fact, a whole set) and loaned them to me.
I must be living right as it will only cost me a six'er of the new beer Miller Chill (said he wants to try it). Mechanical stuff sure is easier when you have the right tools.

BTW, the spring around the starter clutch was fubar'ed. I'd already bought a new starter clutch so that is in now. With a little welding on the fairing subframe, I may have a running 640 ADV by next week.
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KTM 950 SE, KTM640 ADV ( Hibachi, risen from the ashes)
KTM520EXC (broken), KTM 400XC (the replacement)
Honda ST1300 ABS (newest addition to the stable)
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