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    Another dumb bolt question . . .

    I am in the process of putting on my FAST 92/92. After 2 hours i have my old intake unbolted. The 4 of the 5 bolts in the back i have fuel line wrapped around so they don't fall. The 5th and final one i am having trouble with, the transmission dipstick runs right over top the bolt. While its movable i don't know to what extent, i am nervous about pushing it too far either way and busting it. Does anyone have a trick to get the bolt out or do i just push the tube out of the way.

    This project is turned out a lot harder then i thought. This is my 1st real mod done to my car(lid and catback), the back of my hands look i rubbed them against a cheese grater. The was blood spilled.

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    Try using an open end wrench and unbolting it until you can slide the intake out with the bolt still in the intake. The dipstick should move enough for that.

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    the bolt wont come out far enough with the tube in. i had to unbolt the tube from the motor and that gave me enough slack to move it out of the way. it made it so much easier.

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