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    Lower rudder bearing housing replacement

    The heat is to break the glue bond. Press fits of an aluminum part into a fiberglass tube are never very tight - the aluminum is far stiffer than the fiberglass. If epoxied in you need about 200 deg, polyester maybe 300. Sika or 3M it won't just give up but will soften, in that case you need a...
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    Lower rudder bearing housing replacement

    You may be able to heat it with a torch and then use a slide hammer to yank it out (or drive it from the top). 
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