In Reply to: Re: distributor gear posted by Tim Daley(MI) on January 24, 2018 at 14:18:23:
Well, guess I got really lucky. Your experience with tough to remove pins,
made me re-think my removal method. I milled a a piece of 1/2" cold roll steel
with a half round spot to fit the hub of the gear and a hole to drive the
pin into. Welded this to a flat piece of steel scrap and clamped to my
heavy welding table. This gave me a solid backing to drive the pin out.
It was a solid rivet like pin with a head on one side. A few solid taps
with a drive pin punch, it started moving and came out. The gear was still
very tight on the shaft and needed a gear puller to remove.
I want to thank you guys for the responses, they made me proceed with
a lot more caution. Now I hope it goes back together with no issues.