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Posted 21 November 2017 - 08:53 PM

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All credit goes to Billybob well done


* M9  Spline bit  Extended  head stud tool
* 8mm(1/4 drive
* 10mm(1/4 or 3/8 drive)
* 12mm(3/8 drive)
* 14mm(3/8 or 1/2 drive)
* 1/2 ratchet
* various extensions
* phillips screwdriver
* needle nose pliers
* jack stands
* jack

first thing Disconnect the battery negative terminal first,now we can begin to remove the spark plug leads.

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next step is to remove the cam cover with a 10mm socket

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next step is to remove fuel injector harness

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then you can rmove the two 12mm bolts that hold the fuel rail on

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throttle cable and other clips from the intake can be removed vacumes etc.

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fuel rail can be put to the right side of engine bay

next is to remove the top timing cover 10mm bolts

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now you can see the cam gear at this point its a good idea to turn it to the 4e mark tdc


good idea at this point to remove rad hoses and turbo water lines and other ones at the back of the intake manifold

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remove clips from around the Thermostat Housing

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now is a good time to remove the manifold away from the head with 14mm socket.and the power steering pump

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next we can start to remove the cams and cam gear with a 14 socket then
10mm for cam caps.also remember to put the bolt into the sevice hole on
the cam

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service bolts picture.

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next you can remove distributor cap[dizzy cap]12mm socket

next remove the cams

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with this tool you can remove all headbolts

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heres the order in which to remove and install head

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bolts out of the head,,,,, nearly ready to be removed at this piont.

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always wacth for the washers from these bolts as they can fall into ports into the sump..

also be sure to remove hose from back of block waterpump to intake hose
and there are also the two hoses that run from the power steering rack
they have to be removed better to jack car up to get to them.

now the head can be removed from the block with the intake on .

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well i hope this is helpfull to people here on the site to put back on
make sure you Torque-down and head as it is different step

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