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Re: Manuals/Bentley vs. Haynes
> >> I would go with the Bentley. The Haynes has pretty good schematics, but
> >> the Bentley is more complete. Haynes is almost useless for non-mechanical
> >> work
> Having both in my possession, I would say almost the opposite. Haynes
> assumes you know nothing (heck there are pix on how to change headlight
> bulbs), Bentley has a lot of neat phrases like "remove lower subframe
> assembly" and "remove engine" kind of statements that assumes that one has
> done these jobs a hundred times before. Procedures like steering lock
> replacement and ignition switch R&R are detailed in Haynes, not even
> addressed in Bentley. For the totally un-inclined or fully equipped desired,
> get both.
I concur with Scott. The Bentley is made for mechanics. I'd almost say
German ones at that. The Bentley is a guide. Very detailed, but no
instructions in it.
The Haynes (in the words of Denzel in Philadelphia), "Explains it to you
like your a 2 year old."
I too have both.