Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 15:35:10 +0000 (UTC)
From: "Tomnospamtech" <saabtechnospamnnect.com>
Subject: Re: 99/c900 Clutch Spacer Tool?


"Dave Hinz" <DaveHinznospamcop.net> wrote in message news:2rdfnhF18k350U1nospamberlin.de... > On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 06:57:51 +0000 (UTC), Tom <saabtechnospamnnect.com> wrote: > > > > You do not have to remove the clutch if you are going to seperate the engine > > from the transmission, Just undo the bolts that hold the slave in place and > > it will come forward enough to allow the engine to be lifted from the box > > after bolts securing the engine and box are undone. > > Ah, OK, I think I see what you mean. I'm probably thinking that because > you can't remove the clutch (or can you on the 99?) without the spacer tool > in it, that that'd be a problem for the engine. Either way, it's all coming > apart anyway... > > > The point to remember is > > to make sure that as you lift off the engine is to make sure that it is kept > > horizontal. Not wishing to piss on anybodys parade, It can be done this way > > and saves a lot of time and hassle. HTH, Tom. > > Thanks. What's the reason for keeping horizontal, and is that the long way > or side-to-side or both? I know the oil strainer is back there, but what > else should I watch for? Dont undo the bolts that hold the clutch cover on, Apart from that its no problem, You need to lift the engine off the box squarely otherwise the lip on the flywheel gets caught on the lip at the back of the box, but all will become evident as you proceed, Regards, Tom.

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