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Old 01-09-2012, 09:56 PM   #162881
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Old 01-09-2012, 09:57 PM   #162883
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Srsly chad get the parts and well work on yours. I learned what not to do So we won't break any of your stuff.

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Old 01-09-2012, 10:01 PM   #162884
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What is it you want to do anyhow? Vcg and ofh gasket? You going to do ccv as well? What about disa?
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Old 01-09-2012, 10:19 PM   #162886
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What is it you want to do anyhow? Vcg and ofh gasket? You going to do ccv as well? What about disa?
The list is so long lol.....

Things I have not done before that I need to worry about***********:
Ccv and finding oil leak
All pullies and belt
Rtab
Rear diff and bushings
Engine mounts
Flex disc
Water pump
Fuel pump
Pre cat o2 sensor(easy)
Disa (easy)
Tranny flush
Fuel filter


Things I have done that I need to do again:
Cab's
Suspension
Oil change
Rotors
Vcg


I am sure there is more lol...
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Old 01-09-2012, 10:50 PM   #162887
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Old 01-09-2012, 10:52 PM   #162888
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The list is so long lol.....

Ccv and finding oil leak
All pullies and belt (done)
Water pump (done)
Oil change (done)
Disa
Vcg (done)
Pre cat o2 sensor

Rotors (done)
Cab's (done)
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Rear diff and bushings
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Flex disc (done on my 6 this can be a real pain in the ass)
Engine mounts

Fuel pump

Fuel filter (done)

I am sure there is more lol...
That is how I would group it. Most of the top group is easy just a little tedious and requires a few tools. (I have everything minus the "water pump wrench" I have the 32mm one) I broke my thermostat hosing using the tension method. I would do them all at the same time btw and you might as well change the OFH gasket while your in there.

Fuel Filter is cake. So is the pump if you need to but why do you think you need to replace it? OEM pumps are supposed to be great and run forever or so Ive heard.
Are you sure your CCV is bad? how can you be sure is there test (I need to know to test mine)? What about our o2 sensors whey do they go bad?

Second group Ive done a few things from and woud assume it would be best do most of those at the same time we can research exactly what needs to be done and do them in groups.

First group can be done in one long day second im not sure. Fuel filter takes 30 to 60 mins.

When do you want to do it? This coming weekend?
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Alright going to install my vanos now. srsly doing this DIY has removed alot of my fear from doing other DIYs.
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That is how I would group it. Most of the top group is easy just a little tedious and requires a few tools. (I have everything minus the "water pump wrench" I have the 32mm one) I broke my thermostat hosing using the tension method. I would do them all at the same time btw and you might as well change the OFH gasket while your in there.

Fuel Filter is cake. So is the pump if you need to but why do you think you need to replace it? OEM pumps are supposed to be great and run forever or so Ive heard.
Are you sure your CCV is bad? how can you be sure is there test (I need to know to test mine)? What about our o2 sensors whey do they go bad?

Second group Ive done a few things from and woud assume it would be best do most of those at the same time we can research exactly what needs to be done and do them in groups.

First group can be done in one long day second im not sure. Fuel filter takes 30 to 60 mins.

When do you want to do it? This coming weekend?
I know my fuel filter needs to be replace, it has never been done. The fuel pump would be preventative.

Not sure if the ccv is bad, but I assume it is, again, never been done. I am burning oil at a quart every 2-3 weeks or so. My exhaust tips are completely black.

pre cat 02 sensor is preventative, not worried about the post cat. it would also help when I do the disa.... might get rid of the codes I am throwing...

pullies/tensioner rattling when cold start, might as well do them all.

I know the flex disc is fvcked, might as well put my 3.46 diff in there while it is all torn apart.

Suspension is easy, just know my struts are toast.....

Not sure when we can knock some if it out. I am trying to order some stuff soon. However my schedule over the next month is going to be crazy.

Tiff and I are going out of town the week of jan 16th. I will be in SF the first week of Feb. Then we are going out of town again for a long weekend 2/17-2/20....
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