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Ineed to remove flywheel from 365XP Husqvarna to split crank case

I need to split the crankcase to replace the studs that hold on the side cover but can remove the flywheel. Unsure if it is threaded on or on a key

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The thread is RH, loosen the nut un till its just flush with the top of the crank threads, use an soft metal drift, copper, allly, brass etc.
hold the fly wheel and strike the top of the nut with the drift it will pop the fly wheel off. you may need a hand. if it wont come off use a screw driver under the fly wheel and pry it up when you strike the nut..Dont hit the nut /shaft without the soft drift...you will destroy the shaft.

the clutch thread is LH..

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Dont split the cases! the bolts that hold the cover/bar on are square heads that sometimes fall back into the bar oil reservoir.Use an extending handle magnet to go thru the bar oil fill hole & retrieve it and reinsert it with same magnet. A 30 second job. I just did exactly what you did. got as far as the flywheel and realized what I had missed . DOH!!

Posted on Jan 17, 2011

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