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First off don't buy parts from auto zone. Second an air chisel is the best way to get the fan clutch off the water pump. Remove the two bolts holding the shroud to the radiator and pull the shroud and fan together. One man can do this easily. Also, get a new thermostat and gasket from Ford while you are at it. Napa has good parts too if you are not near a Ford dealer. I use a bit of RTV to hold the new oring type gasket to the water pump while installing it. That way you don't have to worry about the gasket shifting while you start the bolts. Then reinstall the fan and shroud. Tighten the large nut the best you can. The rotation of the engine will tighten the nut so its not a big deal if you can't torque the fan clutch nut. I will say, the bolts holding the pulley to the water pump can be a bear to get out. Have fun, this is a very easy job.
99.5 F-250 4x4, 7.3 PS
State 1 injectors from Rosewood, GT38 (van) turbo, S&B intake, Comp Cam's 910 valve springs, Smith Brothers pushrods, AIH delete TS 6-position chip. Pyro.
2005 front end conversion, 2008 tailgate, taillights, and rear bumper.
Edge CTS monitor, and 4" Exhaust (Manufacturer to be determined).