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Jan 26, pack the hole full of grease (besure to get the hole packed real well behind the pilot), then use a socket that barely fits in the hole. put it backwards on an extension and drive it into the pilot with a hammer the hydraulic force will push it out.i've done this, as have many others here, and it works great. Dec 02, Location: Bogalusa, La. Re: Clutch Pilot Bushing Removal - - Help. Postby mvhighcrop» Mon Nov 29, pm. Get a 3/8" pipe tap (not a bolt tap) and thread it inside of the bushing.

Keep turning until the tap bottoms out, then continue turning the tap and it will push the bushing. May 30, Pilot bushing removal.

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Engine, Trans & Driveline. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > May 29, #1. Paul_G Well-Known Member. Messages: 1, Likes Received: I have always packed the hole with a heavy grease and used a old pilot shaft or Clutch Disc alignment tool, and just tapped it. With a hammer. It will usually force the bushing out. This may not. Feb 15, Find rod or wooden dowel that will fit in the pilot bushing tightly.

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Fill the bushing with grease. Stick the rod or dowel in the bushing and hit the end of the rod or dowel with a hammer and the pilot bushing will pop out. Mar 23, Pack the bushing cavity with grease, then drive a tool that just fits the ID of the bushing in, then,hydraulic pressure will push the bushing out.

(You are referring to the clutch pilot bushing in the end of the crankshaft, right?). Jun 17, to get the pilot out you pack the cavity with gear grease, then take your clutch alignment tool, and break the ring off the end of it, place it in the hole and hit it with a hammer, the gearse ont he inside will hydraulically push the bearing out, you just need to get the hole full of grease and not air.

Mar 05, The new shaft measures" at the tip. It is a tight fit in the pilot bushing and I can already see it giving me fits when installing the transmission. The clutch alignment tool I have is and it fits the installed bushing fine so it doesn't need much removed. Whats the best method without buying a.