Making a oil priming shaft.

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Making a oil priming shaft.

Post  75truck on Sat 18 Jun - 18:18

I am trying to make an oil pump primer out of an old duraspark distributor. Is there a small bolt that holds the cogs on the upper shaft that has to be removed to get the cogs off?



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Re: Making a oil priming shaft.

Post  cool40 on Sat 18 Jun - 18:57

Roll key holds the star on but a funky snap ring down in the top of that shaft holds it on.
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Re: Making a oil priming shaft.

Post  maverick on Sat 18 Jun - 20:28

I just use a thinwall socket on a long 1/4" drive socket extension. I tack weld the socket on the extension so that I don't hyperextend my vocabulary (cuss because the socket went somewhere it shouldn't). The end of a 1/4" extension fits nicely in a 1/2" drill chuck.
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Re: Making a oil priming shaft.

Post  69F100 on Sat 18 Jun - 22:57

maverick wrote:I just use a thinwall socket on a long 1/4" drive socket extension. I tack weld the socket on the extension so that I don't hyperextend my vocabulary (cuss because the socket went somewhere it shouldn't). The end of a 1/4" extension fits nicely in a 1/2" drill chuck.

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Re: Making a oil priming shaft.

Post  Super Snake Steve on Mon 20 Jun - 1:30

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Re: Making a oil priming shaft.

Post  IDT-572 on Mon 20 Jun - 18:28

X5 six point.
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Re: Making a oil priming shaft.

Post  rmcomprandy on Mon 20 Jun - 18:59

Just a plain old distributor SHAFT works for me.

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Re: Making a oil priming shaft.

Post  jbozzelle on Mon 20 Jun - 22:40

Pry that "star" wheel up with a pair of flat blade screwdrivers. Then the snap ring underneath can be removed and the whole plate,, pickup, etc... can then be removed.

I usually just use a deep 5/16", 1/4" drive 6pt socket and duct tape it to my long extension then attach the cordless drill and let it rip...

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Re: Making a oil priming shaft.

Post  BigRigTech on Mon 20 Jun - 23:04

rmcomprandy wrote:Just a plain old distributor SHAFT works for me.

Same here.
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Re: Making a oil priming shaft.

Post  DILLIGASDAVE on Thu 23 Jun - 5:21

BigRigTech wrote:
rmcomprandy wrote:Just a plain old distributor SHAFT works for me.

Same here.

^^^ This.
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