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OK i search and read about 5-speed rs on how to install the pully but not auto how do you install it


Parking brake on and have the car in park and some one else step on th egas and take it off?
 

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You will have to bump it off.

I took 4 old tires and stacked them next to the car on the drivers side. I then took a breaker bar and a handle from a floor jack and put the breaker bar with 23mm (I am entirely sure this is the right size?) nut and set the bar with extension on the top of the tires.

Next unplug your spark plugs and then get in the car and just bump the starter.

This is what worked for me.

Now tightening the new one on will be a little harder Take a strap wrench and wrap it around the new pulley and take the breaker bar with nut and hold the strap wrench with your left hand as your tighten it down with your right.
 

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on my 02 auto there in an inspection cover under and to the passenger side of the throttle body. its black rubber. pull it off and you should see the flywheel i took a big flat head screw driver and stuck it in there so it couldnt turn ( you may need someone to help you) and boke the bolt loose.
 

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there is a hole in the block about halfway down on the passengers side, it very close to the bell housing, where the tranny and engine meet. looks like a bolt hole... stick a flat head in there so it meets the flywheel, once its in, get tension on it with the breaker bar on the crank (22mm not 23) and you can do it that way. its way safer...
 

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wow overcomplicated batman!

Get a long ass bar on your breaker bar, leave it in gear or park or something and just pull.

comes right off.
 

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wow overcomplicated batman!

Get a long ass bar on your breaker bar, leave it in gear or park or something and just pull.

comes right off.
That wont work in an automatic...

In park, the engine spins freely. In gear, the torque converter will eat up low torque
 

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i had an auto legacy with a cobb LW pulley.

1. take off pulley covers
2. take off the 2 belts
3. unplug the connector going to the ignition coil pack
4. find a socket that fit onto the crank(22mm i think)
5. have someone hold a big breaker bar ( atleast 2 feet minimum IMO) or rest the breaker bar on the ground or anything that is stationary
6. blip the starter for like .5 seconds. you dont need to hold it or longer than a second.
7. now take out the bolt and take off the crank pulley. you may have to pry/wiggle it alot/little to get it off
8. take the new pulley and put it on. thread in the bolt as much as you can.
9. put the racket/socket on and hit it a few times with a BFH to tighten the bolt. i had a small 5lb sledge that works fine.
10. now use common sense to tighten it. to tighten it, i hit it... about 5 times. if you dont want to do this then put the breaker bar on and just keep making quick jolts to tighten the bolt. you will turn the crank over but do it really fast/quick jolts to tighten it. but i personally wouldnt feel comfortable with out hitting it with hammer.
11. put everything on that you took off
12. go for a drive

now you can stick a screwdriver in the flywheel to stop the crank to turning to tighten it properly, but i have driven with out doing it with out a problem. so i wouldnt worry about it
 

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there is a hole in the block about halfway down on the passengers side, it very close to the bell housing, where the tranny and engine meet. looks like a bolt hole... stick a flat head in there so it meets the flywheel, once its in, get tension on it with the breaker bar on the crank (22mm not 23) and you can do it that way. its way safer...
just do this.... it waaaayyyy safer than using a starter and a 2 ft bar.



and yeah.... i quoted myself
 

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OK i Just got done with Help from my fiance and we got done with it. car idles fine and everything is good to go on th ej2.5 110K and still going strong:)
 
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