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Special Service Tools - 500 series
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Tools Listing Information
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Local Manufacture of Tools (600-799) | 8/70 Spare Parts

Notes: Tools VW 500 to VW 535 were initially type 48 tools.
An exception is VW 521, which is used for many different transmissions.

Number Designation and Application Tool Photo
500Engine Support
For holding the engine during fitting work, used in conjunction with VW 313 and an assembly stand
501Wear Measurer Appliance for Valve Guides
For measuring the rock between the valve and the valve guide
503Puller for Ball Bearing
For pulling the ball bearing out of the crankshaft

504Valve Assembly Appliance (2 parts)
For inserting the cylinder head when using the valve spring compressor to remove or install the valves

505Hook
For removing and installing the engine in conjunction with the workshop crane
506Thrust Pad (Crankshaft front seal)
For pulling the crankshaft seal into its housing

507Thrust Pad (Crankshaft rear seal)
For pushing the crankshaft seal into the clutch housing in conjunction with VW 295

508Mandrel (Oil seal/Drive shaft)
For inserting the oil seal of the drive shaft in conjunction with VW 295
509Transmission and Differential Retaining Bracket
To hold
 - the transmission during assembly work in conjunction with VW 313 and an assembly stand,
 - the differential during assembly work in conjunction with VW 313 and an assembly stand
510Thrust Pad (Bearing race/pinion and bearing/bearing cover)
For pulling in the small taper roller bearing outer race for the pinion in conjunction with VW 511 and VW 517
For pressing the ball bearing into the bearing cover

511Thrust Pad (Bearing outer race/pinion)
For pulling in the large taper roller bearing outer race for the pinion together with VW 517 and VW 518

512Thrust Pad (Seal/pinion)
For installing the pinion seal in conjunction with VW 295

513Thrust Pad (Seal/bearing cover and outer bearing race/bearing cover)
For pressing
 - the radial seal into the bearing cover,
 - the taper roller bearing outer race into the bearing cover of the differential housing
514Tube Wrench
For tightening and loosening the threaded ring in the cover of the flange shafts

515Special Wrench for Pinion and Flange Shaft Nuts (3 parts)
For loosening and tightening
 - the nut on the pinion with SW 41
 - the nut on the flange shaft with SW 46

516Tube 42 mm dia. (Taper roller bearing/pinion)
For pressing the large taper roller bearing onto the pinion

517Threaded Spindle (Bearing outer race/pinion)
For pulling in
 - the large taper roller bearing outer race in conjunction with VW 511 and VW 518,
 - the small taper roller bearing outer race in conjunction with VW 510 and VW 511
518Thrust Pad (Bearing outer race/pinion)
For pulling out
 - the large taper roller bearing outer race in conjunction with an internal puller,
 - the small taper roller bearing outer race in conjunction with an internal puller
For pulling in the large taper roller bearing outer race in conjunction with VW 511 and VW 517
519Tube 50 mm dia. (Flange shaft/bearing cover)
For pushing the flange shaft into the bearing cover
520Tube 28.5 mm dia. (Taper roller bearing/counter shaft)
For pressing the small taper roller bearing onto the counter shaft
521Adjusting Device for the Ring Gear (6 parts)
For adjusting the backlash of the ring gear


522Support Sleeve for Assembled Drive Shaft
For pressing off the sliding joint of the drive shaft

523Pressing Tool
For pressing the tapered bolt out of the lower universal joint of the steering column
524Dowel Wrench
For loosening and tightening the threaded ring for the steering pinion swivel bearing

527Checking Device for front Wishbones
For checking the front wishbones and wishbone mountings


529Driving Sleeve for Valve Stem Seal
For driving the valve shaft seal onto the valve guide using the plastic fitting sleeve

530Tensioning Plate for Countershaft
For pre-loading the taper roller bearing for the countershaft

531Securing Bracket for Steering Gear
For clamping the steering gear into a vice in order to carry out assembly work
532Adjustment Gauge for Brake Pressure Regulator
For checking and adjusting the linkage of the brake pressure regulator
534Securing Device (Steering gear/pinion)
For slackening the threaded ring of the self aligning bearing/steering pinion, in conjunction with the steering gear housing cover
For tightening the threaded ring of the self aligning bearing/steering pinion
535Adjustment Gauge for Clutch Release Lever
For adjustment of clutch release lever

540Engine and Transmission Support
For holding the engine and transmission during assembly and disassembly in conjunction with VW 313 and an assembly stand (Dasher)
541Valve Assembly Appliance (3 pieces)
For removal and installation of the valves (Dasher)
542Guide for Bonded Rubber Mounting
For installation of the bonded rubber mountings in the front wishbones and the rear trailing arms (Dasher)

543Wishbone Checking Appliance
For checking the front wishbones for distortion (Dasher)
Note: only necessary if VW 527 (Type 48) with supplementary part VW 527/4-6 is not available
544"Y" Wrench
For fitting the race in the final drive (Dasher - automatic transmission)




545Drift
For installation of the governor oil seal and needle bearing (Dasher - automatic transmission)

546Compressing Tool
For pressing down the bucket tappets when removing and installing the clearance discs (adjusting the valve clearance) (Dasher)

547Centering Disc for Clutch
For centering the clutch plate to the flywheel

547vTorque Gauge
N
ormal type, from 0-30 cmkg
Generic VW-supplied, may not be an official "Special Service" tool
548Clamping Piece
For measuring
- in conjunction with a torque gauge the frictional value (preload) of the output shaft bearing

549Shim adjustment for output shaft
549aShim adjustment for output shaft
551Installing sleeve
For installing the oil seal of the final drive/planetary gear in final drive housing (automatic)
552Spring tensioner
For checking and adjusting the load sensitive brake force regulator
Removing and installing the rear shock absorbers

553Carburetor Linkage Setting Tool
For setting the engine speed in conjunction with the firing point adjustment
554Thrust Pad
For driving out the differential taper bearing outer race
For fitting thebonded rubber bearing on the engine  carrier

558Retainer for Clutch
For holding the pressure plate and the flywheel

559Additional Hook
For removing and installing the engine gearbox assembly  used in conjunction with 10-207 and the Workshop crane VW 1202

 

Tools Listing Information
Page 1 (100 series) | Page 2 (200-249) | Page 3 (250-299) | Page 4 (300 series) | Page 5 (400 series)
Page 6 (500 series) | Page 7 (600 series) | Page 8 (700-999) | Page 9 (1000-up) | Page 10 (Other)
Local Manufacture of Tools (600-799) | 8/70 Spare Parts
Actual tool photos courtesy of various TheSamba.com Gallery contributors


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