take pully off spindle

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by btsland, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. btsland

    btsland LawnSite Member
    Posts: 6

    I have a 36" wright standard and the spindle is broken. I am haveing a problem removeing the blade belt pully off of the spindle. are there any tricks to remove???????
  2. whosedog

    whosedog LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 730

    On my 52" there is a spring loaded belt tensioner,I spin the nut back to release the tension.Try using a ratcheting tiedown to a fixed point on the mower deck to relieve belt tension;take the nut off top of pulley;then nuts off spindle housing.
  3. btsland

    btsland LawnSite Member
    Posts: 6

    had to take out 2 top bolts and put into other screw holes to back pully off. tk

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