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Old 02-10-2003, 05:07 PM   #1
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Hey is there any way I can disconnect the fuel line without a tool? I can't get one for two more days, and I really want to get the engine out tonight! Is there any way???
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Default Re: Disconnecting fuel line without a tool

2 days?? its a standard tool, any pep boys should have one.

maybe find a ring of stiff plastic and push it up in there will work, like a credit cars or something
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I did mine without the special tool. It's been a couple of years so I don't remember what I did but I know I did it. So give it a try.
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Default Re: Disconnecting fuel line without a tool

Worst case just pull the intake manifold off but leave it tethered to the car with the fuel line, it'll bend out of the way so you can pull the motor out.
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Default Re: Disconnecting fuel line without a tool

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I did mine without the special tool. It's been a couple of years so I don't remember what I did but I know I did it. So give it a try.

Did any step involve a hacksaw [Big Grin]
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