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Lugwrench
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PostSubject: Belt removal tool   Sat Oct 27, 2018 3:51 pm

Where can I find decent instructions and measurements for making belt removal tool. I have watched this silent movie video of how to make tool. But it is hard to tell exact measurements. I have tried the Leroy Beal thing but am unable to see pics or the pdf.

I purchased 1/8x1" steel and there 1/4 1 1/2" bolts and nuts.

where do I go from here?
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PostSubject: Re: Belt removal tool   Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:05 pm

Lugwrench wrote:


I purchased 1/8x1" steel and there 1/4 1 1/2" bolts and nuts.

where do I go from here?


You tube ..................................


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PostSubject: Re: Belt removal tool   Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:08 pm

Thank You would help to have list of supplies and measurements. Or can you aproximate from video.
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PostSubject: Re: Belt removal tool   Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:25 pm

I use a piece of scrap 1/4" plywood abut 6" wide and roughly 18" long. To approximate the holes just measure them on the variator. Drill the holes and push thru the bolts you already have. At the centre between the small holes you need to make a 1" round hole to fit the centre nut thru and your wrench. Works perfectly for me every time.
Use washers on both sides to make it really sturdy.

Jay.
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PostSubject: Re: Belt removal tool   Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:18 pm

Thank you good information.
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PostSubject: Re: Belt removal tool   Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:03 am

Lugwrench wrote:
Thank You would help to have list of supplies and measurements.  Or can you aproximate from video.

If you actually watch the video bud, you will see that he holds a tape measure against the componants
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PostSubject: Re: Belt removal tool   Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:43 pm

Cotetoi has is right. Lump of wood with three holes, the outer 2 about 100mm apart to hold the little bolts which fit into the variator and a bigger central hole for your socket. It works for undoing and torquing up the bolt. Very important that, torque it up right. And its tight so you might need a breaker bar or socket extension to undo it.
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PostSubject: Re: Belt removal tool   Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:52 pm

The length of that tool is 18 inches, the short arm is 7 inches. I also added a 6 inch length of (maybe 1" id) thick vinyl tubing squished down to fit on the end of the long arm. Like a hand grip.

When used the tool the arm rests on the floor board when removing the Variator bolt, and on the Driven Pulley torque spring when reinstalling the bolt. All cushioned by the hand grip.

The ability to rest on the floor depends of whether you configure the bolts so that the short arm is down then used. 18 inches Will also allow the arm to hit the floor or center stand arm when reinstalling the Variator bolt.

I hope that I'm making sense here.

Tim
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PostSubject: Re: Belt removal tool   Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:55 pm

Thanks Tim that has given me the information I was looking for. I just bought the bar and bolts so another project to do.
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PostSubject: Re: Belt removal tool   Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:11 pm

Some great pointers & tips, thanks for sharing folks and luckily for me I have a "Bern" willing to show me how to change the belt at any time.
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