Pinion shaft

Is the pinion shaft on a 1962 flathead 45 left or right handed

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junker
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Pinion shaft

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Post by junker » Mon Jun 25, 2007 3:05 am

Is the pinion shaft on a 1962 flathead 45 left or right handed, if its righthanded will anything other than the speacil puller tool press on the pinion gear.any info might help/



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Re: Pinion shaft

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Post by panhead » Mon Jun 25, 2007 6:03 am

Turn left to loosen.

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Re: Pinion shaft

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Post by junker » Tue Jun 26, 2007 2:24 am

thanks, sounds simple enough.does not hurt to ask someone who has done it,

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Re: Pinion shaft

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Post by panhead » Tue Jun 26, 2007 5:55 am

Better be safe than sorry. For Panheads it's the opposite way.

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