Re: (brad black)
I thought I would let the people interested know which puller I got and how it worked. The ducati unit looked like the right tool for the job and really wasn't too expensive. My only problem with getting the ducati tool was that I might need a gear puller to do some modding to the ktm in the future. So I really wanted a universal puller and it would be nice if it was a hydraulic one (but not more $ than the ducati tool...good luck). Well I find this
8 ton hydraulic puller kit. Comes with a few different options, but really only one(2 jaw setup) for the ducati. For 99 bucks I really wasn't expecting much, but I thought I would give it a try (shipping was $30, its heavy
) After a month or so I finally received the puller, it was on back order...my luck. The 2 jaw setup is a little too wide at the top to clamp onto the gear and line up with the shaft perfectly and at first I didn't think it was going to work. But after trying a few different ways of putting it on the gear I got a pretty good match b/w the shaft and the ram. Started cranking the sucker down, with my hand
, and the gear came off pretty quickly. Thanks for the tip brad, it would have sucked if the gear went flying through the wall.
So to end the story, I'm happy with my purchase...it did it's job and without much fuss.