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Old 05-10-2011, 10:19 AM
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How do heck do remove the distributor cap from behind the engine? I changed the plugs and wires and with 200k on the motor im sure the cap and rotor have been replaced but not since i owned the truck. Anyway any how to would be fantastic cuz i can hardly get my hands back there to plugs teh wires in.
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The only time i've done it on a ram we removed the intake manif which is a hassle and a half. I'll check alldata tomorrow and see if i can find some straight forward instructions.
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When I changed out my wires and cap, I removed the air intake box to give myself a little more room. There's no real easy way, it requires some stretching (and cussing lol).
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When I changed out my wires and cap, I removed the air intake box to give myself a little more room. There's no real easy way, it requires some stretching (and cussing lol).
ive got the cussing part down thats for sure
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ive got the cussing part down thats for sure
when i do it i take the airbox and tube off i literally lay ontop of the radiator and motor and put your head right up in there and that gives you plenty of stretching and reach. just lay on your belly its kinda comfy too haha.
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I'd get stuck for sure, that's why I'd find someone else to attempt that one for me.
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ive got the cussing part down thats for sure
How did you make out? Did you get that cap replaced? It is definately a pain in the A$$ to get to, luckily you don't have to change them out all the time.
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well i actually havent done anything to it. on friday the 13th i was on teh way to work and my drivers side ball joint snapped and my tire rolled under the truck so after 4 new ball joint a new tie rod end and all that totaling $900.00 i know am back to my engine problems. ill let u know what i come up with when i get more $$$$$
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