Guess what? On a single cat auto car you gotta drop the y to drop the starter! This is quite possibly the worst designed engine I have ever seen. Fortunately, I can push it forward enough to reach number 8, just waiting for the parts store to open so I can get a really short extension. Not sure if I'll be able to stretch enough to get number 6 from the bottom. If I get those 2 done, number 2 shouldn't be much of a problem even though I'm working blind with that one.
I plan on doing headers, but I just don't have the money for it right now. I have a nitrous kit here waiting to go on so I definitely wanted to get plugs and wires done, the previous owner had bosch platinums in it...ewwwwww
And no I did not pay full price for the nitrous kit before someone says 'Well how'd you have enough money for that?"
We are in the same boat got my wires and plugs and a coil friday afternoon. So i decide to tear it apart got everytihng done and now im stuck. The plug wires for the first 3 plugs on passenger are geing a bitch. I can see the hole i have to slide them to to get to my opti but i slide the wire to it and i cant get it from the bottom.
What makes it worse is i was almost there to haivng the money to get the y pipe, and extensions and pay teh exhaust shop cuz i have headers under my bed. BUT nooooo my wires had to go NOW...
All you need is some multiple extension lengths, 5/8 spark plug socket, a swivel and a flex rachet. I had to remove the alternator for #2, but that isn't hard. Getting a majority under the car is much easier. All the wires can be routed in the stock places except for cylinder 7. Couldn't get that so I zip tyed it out of the way. Cylinder 8 call a friend with skinny arms and it can be got from underneith the car. :streetrac
Depends on the person..because I have all of the above...lol. And 8.5mm wires routed the same way on the passenger side would require the removal/loosening of the power steering pump. Actually did number 8 from top and bottom. I couldn't drop my starter all the way thanks to my y pipe, so I put the socket and ratchet on the spark plug and made sure it stayed on while he turned it from the top, lol.
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