Originally Posted by Greg Latvala
All the pistons and rods are out of the engine?
That makes things a lot easier.
The crank is just stuck now because you had caps off and torqued on it.
Its wedged on the thrust I suppose. See if you can turn it back the other way it should fall back into place.
When you get the caps back on there use a 2x4 block of wood between the counterweight and pan rail to keep it from rotating when youre removing the damper.
Use some kind of washer on end of crank snout so it doent get damaged and make sure threads on puller are oiled up good.
I had wood between the counterweight and block but eventually the crank was "stuck" and I thought that meant the balancer was almost coming off but I guess not, also it was very well oiled with liquid wrench.
I can still spin the crank a little bit, I need a way to get the harmonic balncer in straight. thanks, JOhn