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Old 03-18-2012, 08:50 PM   #1
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Idler Pulley Help

I'm about to replace the lower idler pulley, there's a fairly large dent/scratch in it.

Before I start...and screw everything up, is it reverse thread? Or "regular" thread?


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Old 03-19-2012, 01:04 PM   #2
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I replaced mine off a few weeks ago and it was just regular right hand thread...should be a bushing with collar that the bolt passes thru so there is no friction against the bolt..

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Old 03-20-2012, 07:43 PM   #3
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Thanks, it came loose really easily, but....just kept spinning. So, I thought I stripped it!
After some deep research, apparently the lower pulley has a square nut that sometimes comes loose. I haven't confirmed this though
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