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Merc 800 flywheel removal 5 months 2 weeks ago #138740

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Hey Merc Guys,

Trying to pull the flywheel on a 61 800 but the nut wont budge. Is that a left hand thread?

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Terry

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Merc 800 flywheel removal 5 months 2 weeks ago #138741

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Look the very few threads top the nut. Direction. That will tell you...

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Merc 800 flywheel removal 5 months 2 weeks ago #138742

they are normal threads not left hand. soak and use a breaker bar.

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Merc 800 flywheel removal 5 months 1 week ago #138746

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Thanks Merc Guys,

I did try to see the thread angle but not much visible above the nut.

Soaked it overnight and ended up bolting 2” angle iron to the flywheel for back up and extended the breaker bar with some pipe for persuasion and she walked right off.



Ready to power washer and the weather is perfect to work outside at 43F after -30 last week
Terry
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