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Old 11-24-2006, 01:00 AM   #61
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Fuel rail is off, Injectors are out, and are Oregon Bound
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Dammit, Matt. I really wish you'd have had a machinist do that TB. I don't suggest anyone ever take a dremel to one. I don't like being critical in this case, but a good machinist would have only charged you about 40 bucks.
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Things are progressing Matt.
Your engine is probably looking about the same as mine now.

Have you torn of that SC yet

You might as well freshen up those gaskets. :P
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all new gaskets on the way...
Bill..that throttle shaft...any material removed should help even just a tiny bit i would think right? I cant see it ill affecting performance?
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Old 11-25-2006, 06:55 PM   #65
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Supercharger came off today, i have it here at home now.
Waiting.
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Matt, I'll have more pics of Gen3 work up by the end of the weekend.
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Went in tonight and removed the LIM
Man, the gaskets, were the coolant ports are, were damaged, literally rotting away it looked like. 87,450 miles on these
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If I can suggest a couple things...

Pull the brake booster hose off the vacuum port plastic to make it easier to bolt that port back on and watch the o ring to ensure proper sealing.

When pulling the alternator.. leave the Evap stuff on the bracket from alternator to supercharger and remove it as a single piece.

By taking the larger pieces off w/o unbolting smaller things from parts you are already removing... you will save a bunch of time and extra gaskets/effort.

Matt...I've got a spare 97 TB on the shelf if you are interested.
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Be sure to remove teh ECT sensor before hot tanking it, or your buying a new one
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Yeah, i removed all the bolts and the sensor from it last night before leaving.
All that stuff will move out of my way easily enough when I go to do rockers, shouldnt be to bad at all.
After this, im going to have the cooling system flushed by a good local shop and have it swapped to the normal green stuff..there is some nasty **** in my coolant that I would like to have removed haha
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