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Old 04-22-2018, 08:02 PM
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Default Power control valve

Have a 60 bird;

Unable to get the (power control valve) ball stud out of the steering arm, "did not use a pickle fork". I tried heating it up, used PT blaster, used several pullers and have busted them. The extreme would be to saw the stud off, and drill out the steering arm. Anyone have some advice , or what I'm doing wrong.
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Old 04-22-2018, 08:07 PM
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This is what I use and I don't have any trouble getting it off.

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Old 04-23-2018, 09:48 AM
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Wish I could post an image, but tool OTC 8150, Conical Pitman Arm Puller works, too.

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Old 04-23-2018, 10:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Deanj View Post
Wish I could post an image, but tool OTC 8150, Conical Pitman Arm Puller works, too...
That's not a problem, Dean. Simply click on that button in the top RH corner of your screen that says, "Donate to Site".

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