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Old 01-04-2007, 09:47 AM   #21
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Hey Thomas...

The bolts needed are M8 1.25 pitch....same as exhaust bolts. The inner bolt will be a stud with threads sticking out..the outter is simply a bolt.
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I don't have the rear main seal or the TC bolts yet. Boosty and I had talked about using the old bolts, but if they're not very expensive maybe we can throw three new ones in for insurance.

Thomas, if you would be willing to pick these things up, I will pay you back when we start the swap on the weekend of the 12th. Could you also get a timing chain dampener? I was going to order one online, but if you can pick one up it would be great.

Thanks for taking the time to help me out, Thomas! I certainly appreciate having your experience backing me up!
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Don't forget the beer.... or the red loctite
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Ah, the red Loctite. Good call. And some black RTV
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Ah, the red Loctite. Good call. And some black RTV
ANNNNT on the black RTV. Buy one tube of the Permatex Ultra Copper. Use on all items..Fuel, Oil, Water
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Ah yes! Thank you, Senor Boost... I knew there was something better than the black. Copper it is!
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Get plenty of brake cleaner too...ask Don just how flexible that stuff is And get something that will flush out your trans cooler, if you are not putting a new one in.
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engine lift brackets sent USPS priority today
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Word to your mother, Andrew. Many thanks!
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