Timing belt preperation
dbpulvino at hotmail.com
Fri Mar 14 15:10:09 EST 2003
Well, by gum your right! I think I also replaced the distributor and
Crankcase Snork Hose at the same time, so expedited the process a bit.
>I replaced the VC gasket on Keith Bedard's car and didn't need to remove
>the Intake Manifold.
>I believe only the throttle body needed to come off.
>Fairly simple. As I remember, the only catch is you need to remove the
>Intake manifold, so make sure you have a new gasket on hand. AND...be
>careful retorqueing. Those bolts that hold on the valve cover are made of
>silly-putty I believe. They break very easily!
>I used a torque wrench set to factory spec, and still twisted several to
>their demise, and my cursing frustration. Same applies for the bolt/nuts
>that hold on the spark plug wire cover.
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