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    What tools do i need to take my engine apart?

    any sizes and types would be useful

    thanks

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    A little vague with "Take the engine apart"

    Any part or area of the engine in particular?

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    A lump hammer would assist you nicely

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    if your having to ask what tools are needed to take an engine apart i dont think youll be capable of doing it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Evison View Post
    That would definitely cut a few hours off a DMF change.

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    I need to get to the pistons to change the rings

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    12" steel ruler
    Sharp pencil, HB or equivalent
    Tenon saw
    Protractor
    Claw hammer
    Rigger gloves
    Soldering iron
    Phillips screwdriver.

    That's all I can think of for now.

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    youll need a box of sparks for the grinder too, the flux capacitor circlip needs cut off as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swedge View Post
    youll need a box of sparks for the grinder too, the flux capacitor circlip needs cut off as well
    Depends on whether it's a facelift model or not.

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