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Not too familiar with that engine, but never use a hammer to press it on. Go to your local Kragen, Shucks or autozone, they have a harmonic balancer installer in which you can rent. It simply screws into the center of the shaft and evenly presses the harmonic balancer onto the crankshaft.

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