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Old 02-23-2013, 01:23 PM   #1
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Default Model A-B Head Puller

A friend asked if I could make some head puller for his Model A. I made some drawings, and this is how it ended up. Hope it will work.

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Old 02-23-2013, 02:18 PM   #2
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looks very nice.
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Old 02-23-2013, 02:45 PM   #3
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You do know that you can pop the head by taking the head nuts off and turning the engine over.
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Old 02-23-2013, 03:04 PM   #4
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Great idea. I'm surre that works pretty good especially if the head gasket was assembled using a lot of gasket sealer. In that event the head poping method only moves the head enough to release the combustion or compressed air. If you don't mind, I would like the dimensions so I can make one myself. Thanks. Don/WI
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Old 02-23-2013, 05:11 PM   #5
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Try "Gord's Easy Head Puller" made only in one piece with a 100% history removal.
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Old 02-24-2013, 01:09 PM   #6
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The first "puller" I rigged up in the early 80's used an old head to act as the 2 hunks of iron shown here. My design from 82 is now made by Bill Stipe and sold by most dealers. It is simple, effective and weighs just 5 lbs.

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Old 02-24-2013, 02:55 PM   #7
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Yes... I know it was a little overkill, but my only ambition was to always keep the head puller plate perpendicular to the spark plug threads.

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Old 02-24-2013, 08:10 PM   #8
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... My design from 82 is now made by Bill Stipe and sold by most dealers. It is simple, effective and weighs just 5 lbs.

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Works GREAT!
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Old 02-24-2013, 10:16 PM   #9
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Works GREAT!
Thanks Carl, I did not have a pix handy. Always more than one way to do a job. My wife sez there are 3 ways, the right way, the wrong way and Rons way! I like to think the simple way is best.
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Old 02-24-2013, 10:19 PM   #10
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PS, say HI to tubby (Darin)
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Old 02-25-2013, 04:49 PM   #11
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If you take two old spark plugs and weld a T with one side longer then the other you can lift the head off after popping it loose.
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