[V8] Paper Repair Manuals
Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com
Thu Jan 25 12:54:25 EST 2007
Agreed! The other item I noted was that if you wanted to print out all 1800 pages at $0.10 per page it would still cost less than what I see hardcopies selling for.
One benefit of making your own hard copies from the CD-ROM is that you can print out related items from different parts of the manual and put them together for reference. My prime example of this is that stuff relating to engine troubleshooting is spread between ignition, fuel ... and I think even one other place ... and some times it is difficult to remember what is where.
There is one other document I don't see mentioned that is available in hard copy from Dyment for what I consider to be a reasonable price ... and that is the wiring diagram. Since use of the wiring diagram often requires quickly jumping from sheet to sheet I find hardcopy preferable.
San José, CA (USA)
> > In other words, if anyone out there has a paper copy they want to
> > sell, I'm game.
> Keep in mind that there were MANY updates and corrections over the years.
> Unless you get the printed manual from a dealer or shop who went to the
> trouble of keeping their paper copy up to date, you're better off with
> the pdf copy of the microfiche or the CD version. There are maybe 200
> or so pages that you really need (regular maintenance and problems areas)
> to print out and get your greasy mitts on. There are also whole
> procedures and sections that should be ignored altogether (such as the
> ignition lock R & R.)
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