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Re: 2 unreachable freakin' bolts!

Date:  Fri, 22 Aug 1997 09:42:59 -0700
To:  Carl Wahlin (UND) <cwahlin@helios.acomp.usf.edu>,
From: edlutz@worldnet.att.net
Subject:  Re: 2 unreachable freakin' bolts!

Not sure about the '87 but on the '86 theres a knock sensor, and the tube
to the PVC valve connected to the underside of the intake manifold. If
memory serves thats about it and it comes off with the head rather easy.

Hope this helps, need more detail, let me know.


At 07:36 PM 8/21/97 +0000, UND wrote:
>Date:  Fri, 22 Aug 1997 00:56:07 PDT
>To:  cwahlin@helios.acomp.usf.edu
>From: cmbabson@hotmail.com
>Subject:  2 unreachable freakin' bolts!
>Some time ago I annonced that I was pulling the head on my 87 TC.  
>Finally getting around to it and there are 2 bolts that are driving me 
>crazy!!  Picture in your mind the lower intake manifold.  Now I have ABS 
>so my slave and master cylinder are huge and very in the way.  On the 
>underside of the manifold there are 4 bolts.  I got the two front ones 
>off but the back two are impossible.  I can feel the back one but the 
>center one is impossible.  So here is the question.... How do I get 
>these f*&$ers off!!!  The other option that took me 2 days to figure out 
>is that why not take the manifold off with the head?  DUH!!
>So the next question is what is attached to the underside of the 
>manifold that I don't want to be blindly ripping out?  Is there other 
>bolts that need to be remove to facilitate this task?  Please help!!
>This is my virgin engine cracking and if it takes too long getting out 
>I'm going to forget how to put it back together.  But then again, ain't 
>it always easier to take something apart than putting something 
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