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Greetings all, I'm new to this forum and hope someone can help me pull the steering wheel from the shaft. I have removed the nut and lock washer and put penetrating oil in the keyway and around the hub, front and back. My gear puller was torqued so much it punched a hole into the exposed end of the shaft. A 3 lb machinist hammer wouldn't budge the wheel. Today I wrapped the hub and shaft in a "hammock" filled with dry ice (-109 degrees F) and used both the gear puller and the hammer to no avail. Does anyone have any other suggestions?
Many thanks.
 

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I think with enough heat it will come off. An acetylene torch is a handy tool to have.
 

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Kroil, Heat, Hammer, Puller. Put lots of tension on it with the puller and a good amount of Kroil.
Heat it cherry red then smack it with a good heavy hammer. I prefer a deadblow hammer.
Heat will help leach the Kriol into crevasses and also help oxidize rust. As well as expand the steel. Dry ice doesn't help oxidize rust.
 
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