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Old 01-31-2011, 03:01 PM   #75
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Originally Posted by Nervous View Post
Very useful write-up, thank you a lot! Even though I am not going to swap my step by manual in the nearest future, this write up is still useful as DIY for rear main seal or auto trans removal.

I have a question, tho:

What is the point of removing these bolts? Am I correct, these bolts fix torque converter to the flywheel?
Thank you very much! As Cyberkaa mentioned, if you don't remove them you can't seperate the torque converter from the flywheel and drop the transmission. It would be stuck in place by those three bolts.

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