Originally Posted by manys
Not to take anything from your idea BUT
The easiest(cheapest - no special tools required) way to take out piston pins is by PUNCHING them OUT , NOT PULLING OUT
I just use long 0.25" metal rod I bought for $3 at ACE and a mullet(hammer)
You slide it trough #1 pin to punch out #3 (and vice versa)
You slide it trough #2 pin to punch out#4 (and vice versa)
^ stubborn wrist pins were the bane of my existence on my first build, I figured this out and the second time around was a breeze. I would never remove the wrist pins any other way.