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Does anybody know(off the top of their head) What size the mahoosive nut is on the front of the crank that runs through the damper/pulley mech?

I need to go shopping for a decent spanner to fit.

Many thanks in advance.
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I believe it's 42mm.

I had the engine on a stand, and it took an 8 foot cheater bar with me sitting on the end, heating up the nut with a torch, and beating on it with a 5 lb sledge hammer to loosen it up. It was fun.

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Does anybody know(off the top of their head) What size the mahoosive nut is on the front of the crank that runs through the damper/pulley mech?

I need to go shopping for a decent spanner to fit.

Many thanks in advance.
 

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Ah ok. FYI, I've found it a lot easier to manually turn over the engine from the drive shaft between the engine and trans (if the cab is tipped up) than from the front. There's a lot more room to work back there I think, plus you don't need the mongo size socket or huge pipe wrench or whatever.


Thanks Aaron,I'm not looking to remove it fortunately, just use it to turn the engine when I do my valve clearances!
 
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