RTH: 1 banana fool can’t change a supercharger pulley

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1997 Land Cruiser

I’m between a rock an a hard place. I have the belt off of the supercharger and can’t put it back on and I can’t get the nut lose on the supercharger to change the pulley...

I can’t get a nut over the pulley tensioner...

Am I at the point where I need to remove the fan clutch to reach the tensioner or am I missing something very easy.

So two questions:
How do I get to the supercharger belt tensioner nut the easy way?

How do I losen the nut to the supercharger pulley the easy way?

Thanks in advance...

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I got the belt back on but now my modified pulley tool is stuck between the fan clutch and the tensioner on the tensioner nut.

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For the next guy here’s the answer. Just loosen your fan clutch bolts. My “easy” way took 3 hours of grinding on a 15mm socket and getting it stuck in the process. Losening the fan clutch to get the tool in and out, installing the pulley and going for a test dive took an hour. The 2.9” pulley makes a helluva seat of pants difference.
 
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Ha! I love this thing! Been shoveling money at it for the last 2 years and I've almost got it where I want it. ( I know, it never ends)
 
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