Crankshaft pulley help

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I got a new used pulley its on the rig, but I can only get it torqed to about 80ft lbs. I read it calls for 130 lbs. But when I use the torque wrench it turns the motor, even with the rig in 4low and break on, the motor still turn to the compression stroke. Its a pain in the butt. Any suggestions about to get this thing torqued? I also tried a belt around the pulley but its just not enough.

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prybar in the ring gear; may require a helper.
 

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Yup, prybar on the flywheel is your best bet.

I read it calls for 130 lbs.

Uhhh... you might want to check that. I know the crank bolt on the 3FE is supposed to have 254 ft-lbs on it, not sure about the 2F though. I would think it would be similar.
 
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Remove the cover at the back of the oil pan. You should be able to see the flywheel.
 
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If it was me, which it has been before, I would go get a 3 foot chain wrench, then put an old belt on the crankshaft pulley and wrap the chain around the pulley and torque it to 130 lbs. I have done this with a 4runner and got it torqued to 220 lbs
 

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