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Old 06-11-2013, 10:50 PM
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How to remove prop?

Looking to pull my prop off this weekend? Does anyone know what size socket I will need and is going to be a pain to remove? 2010 X2.
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Old 06-11-2013, 11:09 PM
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I think there are some topics covering this already, try the local search tool or google "x2 mastercraft prop removal" (I just did that and found a number of articles on TT.
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Old 06-11-2013, 11:39 PM
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It's a lot easier to get it off with a prop puller. You will need some scrap 2x4 to keep the prop from turning while you get the nut off. You may also want to replace the cotter pin when you reinstall the nut.
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Old 06-12-2013, 01:44 AM
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Job is three fold.

Cotter pin -# locking needle nose and spare pins

Prop nut - forget size 3/4? Spare nut on hand wood block if real tight, strap wrench works.

Prop puller, harmonic +++ regular +. Either works, i broke a wrench once.

New prop.
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:05 AM
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Prop

I was thinking of using my impact to get it off? Will this work?

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Old 06-12-2013, 09:15 AM
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You may be able to loosen and remove the nut with the impact but not the prop. If you don't have a puller one option is to use a torch to heat the prop until it expands and it will just pop loose. Just be careful with the flame of course. The best option is a prop puller.
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Old 06-12-2013, 11:30 AM
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tap the backside of the prop with a block of 2x4 and it will pop off.
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Old 06-12-2013, 11:34 AM
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tap the backside of the prop with a block of 2x4 and it will pop off.
may or may not. i've bent a prop puller before on one that was stubborn. more likely that it's not gonna pop off with a tap of a 2x4. a puller is cheap, and you'll use it over the years.
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Old 06-12-2013, 11:37 AM
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Please let us know if you can get the prop off without disengaging the hydraulic steering on the rudder. For some reason I cannot on my 2008 X-2. I don't need a prop puller as I greased the spline but the rudder issue turns it into an hour long job. Also use a new cotter pin. They tend to break when trying to reuse.

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Old 06-12-2013, 12:20 PM
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I will for sure use a new cotter pin.
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