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Re: Coupe Clutch
In a message dated 96-05-28 12:06:06 EDT, PAUL SOUZA writes:
> 1. The Bentley shows to support the motor up front with a brace,
> not a problem, but I'm curious as to why. The MM's can't do
> this alone?
I always thought it was also to assist in angling the motor for trans R&R. As
well as to remove stress from the MM.
> 2. It also states that I have to remove the downpipe from the
> exhaust, and the air cleaner. I can sorta understand the
> downpipe, for clearence reasons, but why the air cleaner?
Perhaps for accessability to the trans mount/bracketry on that side, or heat
shield bolts on that axle?
> 3. Anything else I should do "while I'm in there"?
A rear main seal deserves a quick look and perhaps replacement if the mood
hits. Would be a shame to have to go back in for a seal, and replace the disc
> 4. What precautions, besides the obvious, should I take?
Sounds like you're well prepared for the task! The clutch alignment tool is
handy to have, but not strictly necessary if you don't mind a bit of
trial+error. This might be considered a good chance to reboot your axles!
Hope this helps!