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Lower thermostat housing

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Lower thermostat housing

Post by loveMy850 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:14 pm

Hi Guys I've taken my ps pump out the lower t 40 bolt is in a heck of a spot. I got the t40 extension but the bracket to the pulley is like right there. I can get extension in don't seem straight, I don't want to strip that bolt. Can I do it?, or what else should I take off? Stay safe out there. It's all alright were all patriots, Tough as nails. This bolt though lol... Please hit me up ! Sorry not getting back. Did my Radiator. Don't beleive all those tutorials man....😯

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Re: Lower thermostat housing

Post by erikv11 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:22 pm

Just to better understand what you are trying to get done: are you trying to remove the lower thermostat housing, the square-ish piece that attaches to the head? Why? Or are you just tying to get to the thermostat?
'95 854 T5-R, Motronic 4.4, 185k
'96 855 NA, 145k
'98 S70 NA, 220k (living out west)
'98 V70, T5 tune-injectors-turbo, LPT engine, 286k
'06 S60 R, 167k
'99 Camry V6 :shock: 125k
gone: '96 NA 850 210k, '98 NA V70 182k

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