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#210250 - 06/15/11 01:13 PM 1922 FB
Bobn Offline
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Registered: 06/15/11
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Loc: northern california
I am looking for a engine manual for 1922 FB-50 touring, got to pull the cam and reinstall stuff on engine, need Info about front pulley removal?
also will be looking for cam or rebuilder
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#210266 - 06/15/11 04:06 PM Re: 1922 FB [Re: Bobn]
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Hello Bobn,
welcome to Chevy chatter, There is a workshop manual and handbook for sale on ebay at the moment which covers 490 and F FA FB series.
It is a bit pricey, but will show which manual covers your vehicle.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1919-1922...=item1c0a81f5c9
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1919-1922...=item1c0a81f528
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#210291 - 06/15/11 09:15 PM Re: 1922 FB [Re: jack39rdstr]
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The 1919 repair manual has been reprinted. I have a repair manual dated January, '22 that does not show the three port head. Never seen one that does.

I have a '19 RM (reprint) that I would sell for much less than the ebay one.
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#210313 - 06/16/11 08:32 AM Re: 1922 FB [Re: Chipper]
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I have a 23 Oldsmobile truck which uses the same engine as an FB. The front pulley on my truck is just held on by a bolt that goes through the pulley and also through the crank to hold it on. It slips off the front. Now not 100% sure if that is totally stock like that.
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#210367 - 06/16/11 09:48 PM Re: 1922 FB [Re: Chipper]
Bobn Offline
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Registered: 06/15/11
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Loc: northern california
I m interested in your manual , trying to figure out how to remove the crank pulley

Bob

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#210368 - 06/16/11 09:49 PM Re: 1922 FB [Re: Bob_Kerr]
Bobn Offline
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Registered: 06/15/11
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thanks Bob, I can't see a bolt head in the pulley , maybe its back in a ways?


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#210370 - 06/16/11 11:04 PM Re: 1922 FB [Re: Bobn]
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To remove the crank pulley ,the repair manual shows to use a puller wth a centre bolt winding against the centre of the crankshaft. The puller is shown on page 168 of the manual.

Basically it is a flat steel bar , bent 90 degrees on both ends, to give a dimension of 4 1/4" inside.Then bent again at 90 degrees to make a U shape on each end. the last bent piece is tapered to suit the shape of the fan pulley. 1 1/4" inside dimension.
The centre of the puller is threaded for a bolt , which is shown as 9 1/4" long , with the the threaded end ground to a point. If the radiator is removed you could probably use a shorter bolt, the 9 1/4" bolt will allow the pulley to be removed with the radiator installed( shown in removal procedure picture).
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#210371 - 06/16/11 11:14 PM Re: 1922 FB [Re: Bobn]
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The pulley is normally a pressed on fit without any need for a retaining bolt.There is no mention of removing a bolt in the pulley removal procedure in the repair manual.
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#210473 - 06/17/11 10:40 PM Re: 1922 FB [Re: jack39rdstr]
Bobn Offline
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Registered: 06/15/11
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Loc: northern california
thanks Jack,, I think thats it I will have to fabricate a small puller , getting ready to pull the body off the frame, dont want to tweek it so will put some 2x6's along bottom to hold everything in place while I lift it, then I can get to everything

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#210526 - 06/18/11 12:36 PM Re: 1922 FB [Re: Bobn]
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Registered: 02/05/08
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The bolt in mine is just behind the ears for the crank handle and goes all the way through with a nut on the other side.
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