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Old 03-18-2012, 10:27 PM   #23
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2011 BMW 328xi
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Originally Posted by manys View Post
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.
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