Iíve got rubber pads to put in my vise to protect the parts. I was actually just hitting it with a lighter and then cranking on the pump rod because it is useless as it was anyways, but I will break out the heat gun as well as that seems like a much faster method just short of a torch.
Originally Posted by Jkoselka
Yeah heat the crap out of it. Protip, unless you already have, take the pump plate off of the pump handle prior to heating the plate (learned the hard way on that one). Sometimes the Loc tite is a little stronger than others, I use a heat gun and just heat it up to where I can get the plate to turn (I clamp the pump arm in a vise with pennies to act as soft jaws).