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How to Identify which 327 engine is in Bel Air Wagon?

January 13th, 2011 · No Comments

I recently picked up a 1965 Bel Air wagon, that has a 327 engine in it. My question is, how do i tell if it is the 250hp or the 300hp engine? The fading sticker of the valve cover says “Chevrolet 327 Turbo-Fire” . I am unable to get any numbers off of it right [...]

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How do i switch to synthetic on ‘81 Chevrolet Pickup

January 11th, 2011 · No Comments

I have an 81 Chevrolet pickup with a 350. i want to switch to royal purple synthetic. is there anything special i have to do? do i have to flush it first? will there be much of a difference?
- Take it out for a nice drive on a warm night…Pull over somewhere quiet… look her [...]

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Chevrolet C-5 Corvette Header System Installation Instructions

January 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

Stock System Removal
Under the Hood: Place the vehicle up on jack stands or a hydraulic lift to provide access to the bottom of the vehicle. For safety and to protect you car’s electrical system, remove the ground cable from the negative battery terminal.
Carefully remove the fuel rail covers, from both the top left and right [...]

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How to remove the heads of a 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier?

January 1st, 2011 · No Comments

I have a 2.2l ohv 2001 cavalier and i am trying to take the heads off but there seems to be alot of things involved will somebody let me know the steps to removing them maybe like if you have alldata i do not have a subscription.

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How to remove the broken dipstick in 2002 Nissan Sentra GXE? It’s down like 10 inches I pushed it in?

December 21st, 2010 · No Comments

Nissan says use a strong vacuum cleaner and adapter to that 1/2″ tube size to suck it out. I use air pressure no more than 30 psi to blow into the drivers side valve cover hose with the other PVC hose pinched. A little motor oil down that tube also helps the dip stick blow [...]

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1994 GMC Truck Oil Leak Problem

November 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Oil leak is a problem at our vehicle, 1994 GMC models include several engine sizes, based on whether the model is a Sierra or a Jimmy. Finding where oil is leaking is a similar process among all the engine types. The size of the engine and the location of cooling system parts are the main [...]

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1993-2002 Ford/Mazda 2.5L VIN B & KL Engines Main Bearing Housing Bore Caution

September 11th, 2010 · No Comments

The AERA Technical Committee says there may be some confusion about how to properly determine the main bearing bore diameter on 1993-2002 Ford 2.5L VIN B and KL engines. This engine is made by Mazda and used in the Probe and 626 car models. It appears some previously published information may have been inaccurate. Many [...]

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00–02 Corolla, Celica, MR2 Spyder M.I.L. ON” DTC P1349 – VVTi Actuator Technical Bulletin

July 26th, 2010 · No Comments

Under certain conditions customers may experience a MIL “ON” condition with DTC P1349 indicating a variable valve timing (VVTi) malfunction. In some cases, the cause of this DTC may be the VVTi actuator. Use the procedures in this bulletin to verify the operation of the actuator. 2000 – 2002 model year Corolla, Celica, MR2 Spyder, [...]

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2004-2005 Ford F-150 Spark Plug Removal Instructions

March 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

This article supersedes TSB 06-5-9 to update the vehicle lines and model years. Some 2004-2005 F-150 and 2005 F-Super Duty, Expedition, and Navigator vehicles with a 5.4L 3-valve engine may experience difficulty with spark plug removal which may cause damage to the spark plug and leave part of the spark plug in the cylinder head. [...]

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2003 Ford Focus L4-2.0L DryFlow Filter Part Number 21-450 Installation Instructions

March 8th, 2010 · No Comments

Preparing Vehicle
a. Make sure vehicle is parked on level surface.
b. Set parking brake.
c. If engine has run in the past two hours, let it cool down.
d. Remove the battery cover and disconnect negative battery terminal.
e. Do not discard stock components after removal of the factory system.

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