cpcycle at earthlink.net
Tue Apr 1 14:12:17 EST 2003
I just did my Radiator, as usual I took to much apart. This allowed me
to see where stuff was and a little easier access to small things
Fender well removal..... allows easier access to bottom of overflow tank
tank and fill hose on radiator.
Bumper removal... easier access to aux hose clamps, I was able to see
my windshield washer fluid sensor was broken and epoxied it back together.
PS pump removal... Pull radiator with fan attached and easier to replace
those hoses under it .
This was my first journey into the workings of my Avant and it seems it
was fairly successful.
Not a hard job just takes time.
91 20v Avant slowly getting sorted out
> Just got my Nissens radiator today. So, tonight, I'll probably start
> taking things apart. In my '87 5KTQ, I had moved the hydraulic pump to
> help get the radiator out. In this car, I thought I'd take the intake
> manifold off and move the hydraulic pump. I need to do the distributor
> gear anyway, so I could use the room. I know Linus talked about removing
> a bunch of other stuff (headlight, fender liner). Any other experience
> What should I look out for when taking the intake manifold off? Do I
> need to disconnect the fuel rail, or will it just stay attached to the
> intake and flex out of the way (still attached to the hoses)? I know I
> need to vacuum the crud out around the injectors (so nothing falls in),
> and I'll just dis-assemble the throttle area stuff as needed.
> If there is anything that could bite me, speak now! :-)
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