[V8] Sensor Removal
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Mon Dec 29 14:32:33 EST 2003
A gear wrench is a nice tool for this job. I got it from underneath.
>From: Kneale Brownson <knotnook at traverse.com>
>To: "Eddie Dial" <eddie_dial at hotmail.com>, v8 at audifans.com
>Subject: Re: [V8] Sensor Removal
>Date: Sun, 28 Dec 2003 19:45:41 -0500
>It's a 10 mm bolt head, if I remember correctly. I tried Steve B's use of
>a 1/4" drive ratchet and socket, but couldn't get reliable finger control
>of it. I ended up getting the bolts broken loose by reaching through the
>exhaust plumbing from underneath with a 10 mm boxend wrench that I taped to
>a longer 11mm boxend to get the length I needed to be able to operate from
>outside the spaghetti of piping. Some folks have been able to reach in
>from above by taking out the air filter box and stuff underneath that,
>including the cruise linkage, I believe. Of course, I had to take that
>stuff out to get to the connectors on the wires. The bolts still were
>unreacheable for me with my short and oversized arms. Of course, my arm
>length is challenged by the big belly too :~). If I'd had it at the time,
>it's possible a 10mm ratcheting boxend taped to the other wrench would
>have been a bit faster.
>At 01:53 PM 12/28/2003 -0700, Eddie Dial wrote:
> >I am trying to change my speed position sensor and the crank position
> >and can anyone provide some tips on the easiest way to get them out. I am
> >having a extremely hard time. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> >EVERYONE!! Ed Dial
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