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Old 02-27-2010, 06:50 PM   #1
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I am ready to pull what is left of my hair out!!

I am replacing the engine BUT have an issue. It appears that the rearmost engine to trans bolt can't be removed without pulling both engine and trans together.

Am I correct?

I have searched the site without success

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Can someone assist here....because I am stuck.

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Either remove the exhaust cross over pipe, and it'* right there. Thsi is how I did mine last week. Or get a really long extension and come in from the passanger side.
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Or do like Mike and use many many short ones. LOL
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Not seeing how I could come in from the passenger side YET....but I will go look to see about removing the crossover.

The frustration continues

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Hummm.....I will go and take a look

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Hey now, at least with many short extensions, I can flex it and sneak right past the oil pressure sensor.
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OK so I can see how removing the crossover gives me more room.....

Next question is concerning the power steering pump.....does it need to be removed or unbolted?
appears that if I try to leave it I will loose all the fluid and make a big mess as it drains.

on the AC compressor.....looks like I can unbolt it from the bracket....right?

On the wiring harness I see two spots where it can be disconnected......but not sure how many connectors are not associated with the main harness.

Coils need to be removed...alternator.....and the airbox.....

This sure appears to be more work that earlier thought.

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Dont forget the passanger side engine to trans bracket by the diff.
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OK so I can see how removing the crossover gives me more room.....

Next question is concerning the power steering pump.....does it need to be removed or unbolted?
appears that if I try to leave it I will loose all the fluid and make a big mess as it drains.

on the AC compressor.....looks like I can unbolt it from the bracket....right?

On the wiring harness I see two spots where it can be disconnected......but not sure how many connectors are not associated with the main harness.

Coils need to be removed...alternator.....and the airbox.....

This sure appears to be more work that earlier thought.

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Power steering pump. 2 bolts, one at 12:00 the other at 6:00

AC compressor, 3 bolts.

Wiring harness, start at the AC and fans, knock sensors, and unplug them all, injectores, throttle body, etc, then lay it on the windshield.
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are you referring to the mount that also bolts into the oil pan?
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