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Need advice on replacing impeller bearing.

I have my 1971 Toro 31832 8/32 torn apart to replace the impeller shaft bearing. I unbolted the sideplates to allow to allow the auger/impeller shaft to float. My problem is, I can't get the bearing off the shaft. I have heated it and tried to drive the shaft towards the front of the snowblower in an effort to move the shaft through the bearing, to no avail.
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POST PICS are u taking out the bearing by the pulley?????

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Are you talking about part number 10 ??
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you are going to have to split the machine in half. take off the side panels. scraper bar, augers. then you will have to pull the auger pulley off with a puller. undo the set screw that holds the bearing to the shaft. take the shaft assm out. undo the carriage bolts that hold the bearing assm in. let me know if you need more help

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THE SET SCREW is holding IT IN.

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When that is all done take 400 grit sand paper and clean up the shafts nice and pretty.:ee k:

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Yep, I'm trying to replace #10. I have already split the machine in half. took off the side panels. scraper bar, augers. pulled the auger pulley off. The bearing on my machine is held onto the shaft with an eccentric collar (the replacement bearing has set screws) the shaft. I undid the carriage bolts that hold the bearing assembly in but I cannot get the shaft out of the bearing. I have tried heating the bearing, to no avail, Does anyone have any tricks up their sleeve?
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there should be a set screw on the one to.

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Can you post any pictures of it ??

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there should be a set screw on the one to.
Nope, I just looked again, no set screw.
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