I am looking at buying an impeller puller to make my life a lot easier. I found two puller online, one by
Sea-Dog Stainless Steel Impeller Puller for $44.99 and Jabsco Flexible Impeller Puller for $89.99. Can anyone tell me if the Sea-Dog SS Impeller puller is worth the money or just spend the extra money for the Jabsco puller?
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Thread: Impeller Puller
03-03-2013, 10:05 PM #1Senior Member
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Impeller Puller2007 Moomba Outback V
03-04-2013, 02:16 AM #2
Yikes... Instead of $50-90 I'm thinking something like this along with a little WD-40 would do the trick.
Unless you plan to be pulling a lot of impellers.Old enough to know better, young enough to do it anyway.
03-04-2013, 08:48 AM #3
Never used a puller myself, 2 screwdrivers and a pair of pliers and a little brute force and out it comesHey, Its Moomba time
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03-04-2013, 09:51 AM #4
Spray the impeller shaft with WD40, pull the coil wire off, bump the motor over a few times, then I use 2 paint can openers to pull it out....
03-04-2013, 11:31 AM #5Malo <--- Means--Evil or Mean One. This explains a lot.
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03-04-2013, 12:21 PM #6
Mine new one always seems to come with a little packet of silicone lube to lube it up for reinstall.
I used the dual vice grip method, oil, bump, install two pairs of vice grips 180 degrees from each other and pull like hell...sometimes it may not be useable as a back up when it gets out but it gets it out...David
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03-05-2013, 01:19 PM #7Senior Member
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03-05-2013, 03:54 PM #8
I remove the impeller every season using a pair of locking needle nose vise grips as shown. Works great.
Grip the impeller as shown. Apply gentle pressure, just enough to lock the vise grips.
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03-04-2013, 02:25 PM #9Senior Member
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Re: Impeller Puller
Two paint can openers works perfect2013 LSV
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03-04-2013, 02:46 PM #10