DIO 50 Crank Bearing Removal

This is how I take the dreaded crank bearing off the pressed crankshaft

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I haven't seen anybody use this method yet. I am too impatient to put things in the freezer overnight and don't like feeling like I'm in a race against time to keep the bearing cold. This method obviously works quickly and easily if you're careful. Playing with a torch and liquid CO2 is obviously dangerous. Both can cause you quite a bit of pain if you're clumsy.





Moped Crank Bearing Removal
Just showing how you can use the bearing splitter sold by harbor freight to replace bearings on your moped crankshaft. As you can see the Puch e50 crank I was using was rusted as all hell so it doesn't get much worse then that and I haven't had any difficulty.




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