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Removing Pilot Bushing

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When we swapped oil pans, we could still see the cross hatching in the cylinder walls from the rumored recent rebuild. We still checked compression and it tested out like a new engine. Once we finally got around to actually swapping engines, we noticed our new-to-us engine had no pilot bushing in it. Fortunately, our existing pilot bushing was OK. We first tried the grease method of removal, but it didn’t work. So we ended up borrowing this pilot bushing removal tool from a friend and swapped the pilot bushing over to the new engine.