Swing arm lock washer removal

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I don't recall having an issue with this on my '89, but the '99 is being a bitch. The tabs of the lock washer are very tight against the left-side pivot bolt. I was going to go get a small cold chisel to create a bit of a gap before going to a small punch but wanted to check here first.

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Mark
 

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I don't recall having an issue with this on my '89, but the '99 is being a bitch. The tabs of the lock washer are very tight against the left-side pivot bolt. I was going to go get a small cold chisel to create a bit of a gap before going to a small punch but wanted to check here first.

Cheers.

Mark
Go for it !
 

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I don't recall having an issue with this on my '89, but the '99 is being a bitch. The tabs of the lock washer are very tight against the left-side pivot bolt. I was going to go get a small cold chisel to create a bit of a gap before going to a small punch but wanted to check here first.

Cheers.

Mark
The service manual says to flatten the lock washer tabs with a blunt chisel.
 

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Glad you got it done.
 
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