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Old 01-16-2007, 01:57 AM   #1
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I've always wanted to remove the air filter box to clean underneath it, but have never been able to because of this bolt. It'* a Torx head and it'* in a real tight spot.

If it were a Allen head, then I would just cut the end of a Allen key to get in there; I've done that before for Allen heads in a tight spot. But this thing is a Torx head; there'* no cutting the end of a Torx key because they're only machined on the end.

If I ever do get it out, I want to replace it with an Allen head bolt. If I ever get it out that is.
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Carefully remove lower the air cleaner assembly (1) by pulling the assembly from the 2 rubber grommets in the engine compartment
You dont need to remove the bolt just pull.
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Carefully remove lower the air cleaner assembly (1) by pulling the assembly from the 2 rubber grommets in the engine compartment
You dont need to remove the bolt just pull.
lol, that sounds like my motto for just about eveything
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You dont need to remove the bolt just pull.
What do you mean just pull? There'* two bolts holding the thing on there isn't there?
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No those are support posts and just pull off the rubber grommets. Give it a tug.
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