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How do I remove the clutch rotor assembly on a ryobi 720r?

How do I remove the clutch rotor assembly on a ryobi 720r engine? I got the clutch drum off by removing the torx screw, but the rotor assembly is on tight. Looks like aluminum, so I don't want to pry too hard.

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I have the same model, I inserted a large screwdriver on the inside to stop the rotor assembly from spinning, then I used a pipe wrench (but channel lock pliers would probably work better) and then w/o much effort, I easily turned the wrench counter clockwise to loosen.

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