Harmonic balancer

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  1. demo913

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    Im trying to reinstall my balancer but the crank keeps moving. Is there a special tool that I can get to stop this? My car has a c4. I thought about putting something in between the flywheel and bell housing but im scared i might crack it. I bought a flywheel tool but it doesnt fit what would you guys suggest?

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    Are you using the crank bolt to drive the balancer on.. or the specialty tool which has a bearing on it?

    Not using the right tool can be disastrous if threads strip or bolt snaps off in crank. I usually use a long pipe or screwdriver through the flywheel hole.
     
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    I was able to tighten the bolt and the balancer moved pretty much to the correct spot as far as i can tell just cant crank it to spec.
     
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    Where will the flywheel hole be my car is fully assembled?
     
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    Through the starter hole
     
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    Can also use a large flat tipped screwdriver on the starter ring gear while torqing to spec
     
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    Is there an extra hole or do i need to remover the starter i have a db electrical mini hi-torque.
     
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    Inspection plate can be removed
     

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