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Old 12-23-2006, 02:08 PM   #11
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guess you didnt have air tools
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thats what i was thinking
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In my defense, it was removal from one car, remove from other car, put good one in good car, have trouble getting tranny line to thread, put bad one in bad car to see if tranny lines thread, they do, go back to good car, fiddle some more, it finally works, finish up.

No I wasn't using an air ratchet. Wouldn't have saved me much time, though, maybe a couple minutes. There was only 8 bolts and they are all on top.
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In my defense, it was removal from one car, remove from other car, put good one in good car, have trouble getting tranny line to thread, put bad one in bad car to see if tranny lines thread, they do, go back to good car, fiddle some more, it finally works, finish up.

No I wasn't using an air ratchet. Wouldn't have saved me much time, though, maybe a couple minutes. There was only 8 bolts and they are all on top.
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Wouldn't have saved me much time, though, maybe a couple minutes. There was only 8 bolts and they are all on top.
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I believe I did it in something like 11 minutes..

But I'd say an hour for a first time is fine.. did you remove the fans?
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I left them mounted at the bottom. They kinda got in the way when doing the lower connections, but nothing I couldn't work around.
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LOL - You guys actually time yourselves?
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LOL - You guys actually time yourselves?
u dont? i did a removal and install of a 2.5l in a 90 grand am in 1:34:29 w/ air tools
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LOL - You guys actually time yourselves?
u dont? i did a removal and install of a 2.5l in a 90 grand am in 1:34:29 w/ air tools
haha, ive never actually like used a stopwatch or anything...i think there should be radiator swap races
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