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Old 01-10-2011, 12:32 AM   #1
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Is it possible to replace a starter on a 1994 Camaro Z28 without dropping the y-pipe? I'm very nervous about dropping the y-pipe because the bolts holding it to the manifold are pretty rusted and corroded.
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i did mine on a 96 with shortys and left everything there... i know you have that single cat system so its all going to be in your way, but if i remember my shortys ran the same way as your stock exhaust setup.. either way, only one way to find out just try it!
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It will take some swearing and cursing, but you can probably get it up there. The autos have the added obstacle of getting past the trans cooler lines - a real bitch.
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(at jay) Thanks. And yeah... that's usually how I do things, but I've got pressure to get this fixed ASAP, and I don't want to waste time working at it if I won't be able to get it.
(at ram air) Yeah... I noticed. It's quite the cluster**** under there.
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Is it possible to replace a starter on a 1994 Camaro Z28 without dropping the y-pipe? I'm very nervous about dropping the y-pipe because the bolts holding it to the manifold are pretty rusted and corroded.
First off never mind the repair manuels. They say Remove y pipe ,convertor etc...Just remove the torque convertor inspection cover on trans (4 bolts 10mm ) remove starter bolts etc..,then slide starter threw opening by tranny lines backwards towards the rear end ,that is what i done on my 1994 Camaro z 28 350 automatic and there was lots of room for starter removal this way for me . Hope this helps to whom ever reads .

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2 bolts and a few wires, dont pull on the wires whatever you do.
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Use PB Blaster on the studs/nuts, if they have to be removed.
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