Impeller Removal Video Vdrive 8 minutes
I shot a video and timed my impeller removal. It took a total of 14 minutes but at least 6 was spent using large needle nose vise grips and looking for silicone spray lube. Anyways , the previous impeller was coated with anti seize on the brass splines internally, once silicone lube was sprayed thru the exit port of impeller housing it took 3 seconds to pull the impeller out with small needle nose vise grip pliers. The majority of time is spent getting the pliers on the impeller between the veins. I grabbed the impeller at the 12 o'clock position. Video is boring but shows how long it takes from cowling removal to impeller in my hands.
Materials Silicone Spray lube..........A MUST
small needle nose vise grips
5/16 nut driver flex shaft
phillips screw driver