How do you remove the pulley on a Cub Cadet?
The easiest way is to use an impact to loosen the bolt which holds the pulley and pto on. If you don’t have an impact available, then it’s a little more troublesome. Sometimes you can use a regular socket and ratchet and smack the ratchet handle with a hammer.
How do you remove a stubborn pulley?
Spray a liberal amount of penetrating oil onto the front and back sides of the pulley hub until they are thoroughly soaked. Spray the pulley retaining bolt and pulley shaft with the oil. Allow about 30 minutes to two hours for the penetrating oil to loosen the rusted pulley and other parts.
How do you remove the spindle key?
Just run your arc on the key and build up a handle with filler metal. Then you can get pliers or a slide hammer on it. Usually the intense heat from the arc will heat the key enough it will loosen for easier removal.