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A while back I bought a '51 model A with a stuck motor. I got the engine to free up but for the life of me I can't get the pulley to move. I got all of the rusted clutch parts out, removed the drive disk, pulled the clutch fork and I can't get anything to free up. I've tried rocking the tractor with it in gear, tried beating on the pulley with a dead blow hammer. Any other suggestions?
 

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I've taken the pulley assembly out of my '48 a couple times so I know how to do it but this one is just seized up and its frustrating the heck out of me.
 

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Make it. Some flat belt or an old leather waist belt and a 2x4. Permanently attach one end to the 2x4, the other end goes around the pulley and is clamped to the board. Hopefully you have a 8 foot 2x4 and it doesnt snap when you bear down on it.

 

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No luck yet. Dad had an old strap wrench with about a two foot handle. I put all my 260 lbs on it and it didn't budge. I need to go back with a cheater to get some more leverage on it. I have been trying to salvage as many parts as possible by I think that I may drill a hole in the bearing retainer so I can squirt some kroil in there.
 

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I got the pully off. :D Turns out that the pulley and the sheet metal shroud directly behind it were fused together by years worth of dirt and rust.
 

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I didn't take any pictures LTD. I tried a strap wrench but I could put all of my weight on a three foot handle and it wouldn't budge. I ended up squirting a bunch of kroil behind the pulley, removed the clutch fork plate from the reduction gear cover and gently used a pry bar to put outward force on the gear while by brother whacked the side of the pulley with a dead blow hammer. Once it moved a tiny bit we'd pound the pulley back twards the tractor. After we repeated this a few times it came right off. :mrgreen:
 
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