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Old 02-06-2008, 10:27 PM
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Una Pregunta

Hey guys. I went to remove my old VC tonight and the only thing in the way was the alternator wires. The plastic piece that runs across the valve cover itself, how the eff do I get that off? I spent about 45 minutes (all the sunlight that was left today) trying to figure it out, but I couldnt do it. Any help would be great. Thanks boys and girls.
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Old 02-06-2008, 10:45 PM
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well when i took mine off i somehow wiggled the valve cover from under the wires....it was kinda hard to do IIRC......
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Old 02-06-2008, 10:48 PM
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I've seen a writeup for it. Where I"m not sure, I'll have a look around a little later.
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Old 02-06-2008, 10:48 PM
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i did mine the same way. i did try to move the wires, but shorted the + and - on the alternator and had the replace the battery because i didnt remove the battery terminal.
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Old 02-06-2008, 11:03 PM
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easy as hell. at the end of the wire harness going over the top of the VC, theres a green connector on the alternator under the rubber boot, take that off. there is also 1 wire bolted to the alternator, under a rubber boot, with a 10mm nut. undue that, then you can simply pick the harness up and over the VC
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See, i started to consider that towards the end of my frustration, but once i do that, theres still a little ziptie thing that is stuck on the alternator holding the wires down. How do I get that guy off? (no homo)
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Old 02-06-2008, 11:58 PM
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yea you do love gettin guys off.

is it seriously a ziptie? just cut it. saves weight yOO
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yea you do love gettin guys off.

is it seriously a ziptie? just cut it. saves weight yOO
remove the ziptie, y didnt i think of that.
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Old 02-07-2008, 11:01 AM
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on the alternator there is one bolt and a wiring harness which you have to remove.. also at the back of the vc there is one bolt holding the cable that runs over the vc.once you take that off you can take the vc clean off
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yeah I didn't even "remove" my wire, i just unhooked the harness and bolts, and then swung it out of the way
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Don't cut that zip tie Poop, look closely at it, you can see where the factory cut the excess off...use your finger nail and pry up on it while you pull on the little plastic buckle.

Or...you could just pull up on the whole thing, that little tit underneath snaps in and out.
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I was planning on pulling up the whole thing, but as hard as I pulled, I couldnt get the little tab through the hole on the bottom. Maybe Im a beeitch
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^ that would be my guess.
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^ lol, don't let it whoop ur ass Poop. Get a dremel on it if you have to
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easy as hell. at the end of the wire harness going over the top of the VC, theres a green connector on the alternator under the rubber boot, take that off. there is also 1 wire bolted to the alternator, under a rubber boot, with a 10mm nut. undue that, then you can simply pick the harness up and over the VC

yep easy enough just don't drop your hardware (bolts and nuts) unless you are in a paved driveway or garage. I had to get a magnet to find mine in the grass, sucked
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