009 circlip removal???

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yodal
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009 circlip removal???

Post by yodal » Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:00 pm

Hi, I'm reconditioning my 009 distributor but cant seem to figure out how to remove the circlip thats under the felt pad at the top of the 009 main shaft?

Any suggestions?

I've searched a ton and cant find anything.

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Re: 009 circlip removal???

Post by Jadewombat » Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:45 pm

Attach a picture.

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Re: 009 circlip removal???

Post by Clonebug » Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:01 am

If I remember correctly I carefully put the distributor housing in a vice to hold it by wrapping it with some cloth to prevent scarring. That allowed me to use both hands with two mini screwdrivers to push on each end of the clip and force it off.
It does take a bit of dexterity..... :wink:
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Re: 009 circlip removal???

Post by alsoran » Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:34 am

Just use a punch set to the pin and give it sharp tap with a hammer. It'll come right apart.

Damn!

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Re: 009 circlip removal???

Post by Clonebug » Sun May 05, 2013 4:42 pm

alsoran wrote:Just use a punch set to the pin and give it sharp tap with a hammer. It'll come right apart.

Damn!
That removes the shaft but not the advance mechanism.......
Stripped66 wrote:The point wasn't to argue air temps with the current world record holder, but to dispel the claim that the K03 is wrapped up at 150 HP. It's not.

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Re: 009 circlip removal???

Post by ONEBADBUG » Sun May 05, 2013 5:19 pm

Dental picks.

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Re: 009 circlip removal???

Post by Glenn » Tue Dec 17, 2013 6:00 pm

Stick a flat blade screwdriver between the upper and lower shaft and twist. The clip will pop off.

To reinstall, use a 6mm deep socket and a very light hammer to force it back on.
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