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    Oil Pick-Up Tube

    Anyone know of a trick to get the bolt for the pickup tube off with out taking the oil pan off and without dropping the bolt into the pan?

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    wrap a piece of small wire filament around it. 10 mm gear wrench works great.
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    Wait untill you put it back in !!! I wish the car was on a lift when I did the timing chain... That was last year and I still have a kink in my neck !!! LOL

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    get some fishing line, and a ratchet open end wrench.. and its not that hard..just takes a few times... i had the oil pump tightned and back on in bout 45min..kept droping the bolt..but fishing line saved my ass bunch of times... just take ur time, and if u start to stress out, walk away... i was able to fit siting up right from the floor facing the i guess u can try that to.

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