View Full Version : Encore Spindle Removal Help, can't get the pulley and holder off!

04-19-2010, 05:11 PM
Wow, the pulley holder will not come off the top of the pulley. I beat the spindle shaft down and tried to pry the holder off off the pulley and the spindle shaft with no luck. Next thing to try is a three jaw puller on the whole pulley.

That spindle shaft has a keyway. Guess it's all just welded itself together. Anyone had any luck with these old encore spindles? Thanks

04-19-2010, 05:54 PM
There should be six holes in the pulley hub, You removed three screws from the hub. Thread the three screws into the other three holes, Tighten each screw about a quarter turn at a time working in a circle between the three.

The screws will jack the pulley down off the hub, Then lightly drive a screwdriver in the slot in the hub. This will spread it open and it should slide off with your hand....