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Old 11-26-2010, 06:15 PM   #1
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Austin - A Cry for Help!

Alright, here's my situation.

I recently bought a SVT and it was working really well until about 2 days ago.

Long story short, my oil temp shot up while driving (no change in oil pressure) and I pulled over to have a look. I ended up taking out 2 of the cooling system hoses and running them, nothing. I located a bolt coming from the block and it seems someone installed a block heater without tightening it properly. Coolant was steadily dripping from it and I'm guessing the vibrations from my motor finally shook it loose. It's on the left backside of the block under the intake manifold.

And that's why I'm asking for help...of course I can't really get to it without removing the intake manifold. I'm pretty new to the world of automobiles and I don't know much about the mechanics of it. I know I need to remove it, but I'm not sure how or where to even begin. I understand the whole "remove all of the bolts you can find" approach but it still makes me nervous working on my car alone. If anyone has any kind of experience with this sort of thing I'd greatly appreciate a helping hand. My car's not going anywhere until this gets fixed so I would appreciate some help over the weekend, however if I have to wait until next week, I have to wait until next week. I'll throw in a six pack for any helpers :)

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Old 11-27-2010, 12:34 AM   #2
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Nevermind guys, I've got this :)
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Old 11-27-2010, 07:58 AM   #3
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Sorry about the foci! If you need help hit us up. I work but I can probably help if needed. If want you can call jason and he can get ahold of me.
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Old 11-27-2010, 07:02 PM   #4
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Nipped this one in the butt thanks to my buddy Luis, and the help of Cory (TexSVT).

Now the test..... a 200 mile round trip to San Antonio and back. Fingers crossed.
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Old 11-27-2010, 07:17 PM   #5
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ok cool. good luck on the trip.
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Lol She didn't call with any problems... so I guess she made it!

Thank god I taught her to watch those f-ing gauges.
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Alright, I see. Take credit for me watching my gauges...that's cool. I'm obviously not capable of something like that on my own because I'm a lady, right? Uh huh... shame on you mister. :D


On a different note, the car worked great for me. We need to reattach one of the vacuum lines because it's being a little weird at idle (Seb used duct tape :D) but other than that, I'm quite pleased. <3
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a female?

on the interwebz?


i dont belive it...............
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a female?

on the interwebz?


i dont belive it...............
I've been sitting here for about 10 minutes trying to conjure up a witty and intelligent response to this, but I can't.

She's a bad though, I have to spank her all the time.
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i dont belive it...............
Pictures or it didn't happen!
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