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I use whatever my dad buys pat. Plus PB blaster smells terrible.
 

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Jeez I should get some for the stupid header bolts that are still stuck on.
 

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Ive got to pick up a deep socket after school. How hard are the transmission bolts to get to?
 

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So I spent three hours today wrestling with the exhaust. I picked up a 14mm deep socket so it was fairly simple to get the studs out. I figured that my cat back being only a couple months would just slip right off. Boy was I wrong about that. I tried everything I could and even tried the impact gun. All of those attempts ended in failure. Eventually I just gave up and just pulled it off in one giant piece.

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If anyone is interested the full exhaust is for sale along with the engine in my classified thread.

More to come tomorrow.
 

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I do most of the trans bolts with a wrench trick from the top then get the two bottom nuts with a swivel socket from undernieth
 

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Yesterday I got home late from practice so I didn't accomplish what I wanted to. I did manage to get all of the transmission bolts out I think. I removed all but the bottom starter one because that one was giving me trouble to get too. I finally realized that I could just get it from the bottom.

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I left the engine sitting like this. All the bolts are out, I just have to give it a bit of a yank to get things moving. I don't have practice today so I should have plenty of time to remove it and still go to homecoming.


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So now that the engine is out its time to tackle the harness. Its a big PITA so remove everything under the dash then finally get to the harness.

Tearing apart the dash I found this weird button. Anyone know what its function is?

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Then I removed all the center console components.

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This is my pile of interior parts that's growing by the minute.

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After 2 hours of fighting with the dash its finally off and in storage.

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Then after a couple more hours of fighting the dash beam is also out.

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Then I yanked up the nasty carpet and found the ECU I think.

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Then I muscled out the AC box after emptying the gas out the vent valve.

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Then I left it like this for the night so I could start college applications.

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Yeah it was plugged into a small box but I don't have the key fob for the locks anyways.
 
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