Magneto Flywheel Removal

Author: Ric

Apr 22, 2010

Here are the items needed for removing the magneto flywheel. One 15/16" 1/2" drive deep socket, or 24mm 1/2" drive deep socket, One automotive harmonic balancer puller or a steering wheel puller, three 8mm x 120mm x 1.25 pitch bolts, three 8mm x 16mm x 1.25 pitch bolts and a fabricated flywheel holder.

Here is a picture of one:

Yamato Flywheel Holder

It's made of 1/4" thick steel, inside of the doughnut shape is 1 1/4" dia., the outside is 3" dia., the handle need to raise above the doughnut 1 1/4" before bending 90 degrees, the handle is 10" long, drill 3 3/8" holes that match the hole in the flywheel.

Use the three 8x16mm bolts to bolt the flywheel holder to the flywheel, use the 15/16" or 24mm deep socket to remove the flywheel nut, use the harmonic or steering wheel puller and the three 8mm x 120mm bolts to remove the flywheel.