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Old 08-03-2012, 01:41 AM
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I need to replace my crank bearings but the only problem is I don't have a case splitter . Does anybody know any other way to split it.
This is on my 1993 kawasaki kx 80 big wheel
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Old 08-03-2012, 04:07 AM
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It CAN be done, although I wouldn't recommend trying if you are inexperienced. I must admit, I've split my fair share of cases without a case splitter, but don't want to tell you how, since it's pretty easy to damage them if you're not cautious. It's especially important when splitting cases which don't use a gasket, which I think yours would be. The cases will be basically "glued" together and the screwdriver/prybar method is that much more of a risk. OOPS, did I say that out loud?
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Old 08-03-2012, 05:53 AM
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A harmonic balancer puller for automotive use will work but you need to turn on brain before using it.
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