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Old 12-06-2017, 07:38 PM
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Angry D-C Sabre, 1.5 cc diesel

I have an old D-C Sabre diesel I am trying to resurrect. Worst problem I have is the seized prop spinner nut. The engine comes with a red metal spinner which is the prop nut. It has a hole drilled through it so you can tighten and loosen it with a small metal rod. I used to use a small screwdriver with the head cut off. The darn thing seems welded to the crankshaft and when I turn it using a screwdriver it just turns the engine over. That sucker is tight! Can anyone give me some help on undoing this thing? Have tried a heat gun, Marvel Oil, 3-in-1, 10% nitro fuel, acetone and WD-40. All to no avail. Help!!
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Old 12-07-2017, 12:20 PM
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Soft jaw vice grips to hold the shaft?
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Old 12-07-2017, 01:07 PM
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A zip tie through the exhaust, then heat up the spinner with a small torch and see if it comes loose...?
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Great idea! Thanks!
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