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Old 11-11-2006, 02:14 AM
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Default 97 Ram Fan clutch removal

I have 97 Ram and for the life of me I can not get the Fan/Clutch off??? the nut is not budging, Is there some high-speed tool that will make is easier...lol
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Old 11-16-2006, 02:46 AM
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Default RE: 97 Ram Fan clutch removal

Poor man's impact. Put a wrench on the nut that is long anough to hit with a 2x4. Don't know why but it works better than a peice of steel
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Old 11-20-2006, 11:31 PM
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Default RE: 97 Ram Fan clutch removal

i just replaced my fan clutch today (96 ram 2500 5.9) used a strap wrench to hold the pully and a huge/long allied wrech for working on bulldozers, took alot of umph but mine finally came off after about 10 minutes of straining.
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Old 12-19-2006, 04:05 AM
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Default RE: 97 Ram Fan clutch removal

i have a 96 ram 2500 with a 360 in it and my waterpump bearing housing broke and i used a heavy duty like dulldozer cresant wrench and fit that on there and i used a huge pipe wrench to put around the pulley and gave her a yank and poped loose.
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Old 12-19-2006, 05:31 PM
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Default RE: 97 Ram Fan clutch removal

the strap wrench is the best way... they arent that expensive either. Sears should have one.
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