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Kid Kart Tech Tip
Removing the Flywheel from a
Comer C-50 Engine
When Servicing the Comer C-50
engine it is
important that the flywheel is removed correctly, otherwise the flywheel,
end of the crankshaft, or both may be damaged. Although it is possible
to remove the flywheel of the C-50 with a two-jaw puller, this is not recommended.
That method can damage the center drilled hole in the end of the crankshaft
making it difficult to check crankshaft alignment. It can
also damage the threads on the end of the crankshaft as well as crack the
Bergfelt Racing Enterprises, LLC has developed a tool that makes
the removal of the flywheel of the C-50 engine simple and fast and avoids
damage to vital engine components. Here's how it is done:
shows the Bergfelt Racing Enterprises, LLC C-50 Flywheel Removal Tool and
an engine with the flywheel nut removed ready to have the flywheel popped
(Click on pictures for a larger
Screw the flywheel removal tool
onto the end of the crankshaft all the way. After it is all of the
way on, unscrew it at least one full turn. This is a very important
Lift the entire engine up off
of the work bench. With the other hand, strike the Flywheel Removal
Tool sharply with a ball peen hammer. This will jar the flywheel loose.
Don't be afraid to hit it hard. The Flywheel Removal Tool will
take a lot of hits and one good one is all it usually takes.
Unscrew the Flywheel removal tool
and lift off the flywheel. That's all there is to it.
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C-50 Flywheel Removal Tool
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This page was updated August 23, 2011