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Thread: Engine Rotate Question

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    I'm going to try to rotate my engine on my SS this weekend. I have all the tools I need such as short and deep well sockets both metric and standard and a few others I don't feel like listing! But after studying wiznutz write up on how to rotate I don't see anything about putting it back together and of I would need Loctite and if so which one?

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    Don't over think it......... It's just reverse, it's pretty simple and strait foreword... And yes use blue loctite.

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    When in doubt, lock tite

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    Great! It seems pretty easy I just gotta just get in there and do it!! And I'll pick up a tube of blue Loctite tomorrow after work! Thanks fellas!

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    blue loctite dude, stock up and use it on everything! lol

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    Hardest part was getting the big clamp off the velocity stack below the air box. The cable tie did not work. I used two 1/4 deep well sockets and two extensions to squeeze the tabs. Worked great but killed an hour figuring it out,lol.

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    ^^^ What he said. :)

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    man when I rotated my engine it was really intimidating even though I'm mechanically inclined but I use the thread on this form with all the photos and even though it was like a million nuts and bolts I didn't come up one short when I put everything back together so that's a damn good writeup!

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    ^^^^Did what he said as well.

    Was piece of cake. This site is great for learning.

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    Started my rotate to day and it's all going smooth but I can not find the temperature and oxygen sensor plugs? And my TPS is very close to the rear head and I can't get to the bottom bolt. Do I have to take them out or can I just disconnect it?



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