[V8] Power Steering Fluid - The all purpose driveway cleaner

Maurice Greven maurice.greven at verizon.net
Thu Mar 4 23:22:52 EST 2004

If it's the one I'm thinking of.. Yep I just Looked at your picture... I
used an "s" wrench... Worked well for removal and install... Be aware!!!
Getting it lined up for install is a PITA !!!!  You can try  & try..
Then PRAY !!   Much luck... I don't envy your knuckles...


> -----Original Message-----
> From: v8-bounces+maurice.greven=verizon.net at audifans.com 
> [mailto:v8-bounces+maurice.greven=verizon.net at audifans.com] 
> On Behalf Of Jeremy Ward
> Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2004 6:28 PM
> To: Kneale Brownson; v8 at audifans.com
> Subject: RE: [V8] Power Steering Fluid - The all purpose 
> driveway cleaner
> (With a booming voice like Ed McMann)  You are CORRECT, sir.
> So I have been trying to remove the banjo bolt for the last 2 hrs...
> (OK, those of you that have done this before, stop laughing please)
> I can't get that sonofaB off of there!  The only thing I have 
> done successfully is to tear the 'ears' off the bolt.  What's 
> the trick?
> To give myself maximum room to work, I have removed the coil, 
> accelerator cable, air duct, and the distributor (plus 
> rotor).  Still can't get enough bite/torque on that rear 
> banjo bolt.  Ratchet doesn't fit down there, so I have been 
> using a crescent wrench.  At one point I had myself convinced 
> that it was a left-hand thread...  :-)
> Once it's out, I will have it rebuilt...  It's the getting it 
> out that's the trick part.
> Any advice?  Please?  Before I start throwing things... :-)
> Thanks in advance,
> - Jeremy
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kneale Brownson [mailto:knotnook at traverse.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2004 4:50 PM
> To: Jeremy Ward; v8 at audifans.com
> Subject: RE: [V8] Power Steering Fluid - The all purpose 
> driveway cleaner
> Your hose clamp won't do much good on that one.  It's the 
> high pressure hose from the pump to the rack. 
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