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Discussion in 'VR - VS Holden Commodore (1993 - 1997)' started by Snotty, Jul 27, 2006.

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    I've been reading alot about respraying my car and i've heard about alot of people respraying their engine bays without taking out the engine (3.8L).

    Has anyone done/seen this before?

    what do you remove/leave in place?

    I'm looking at a respray at the end of the year and dont really have the facilities to remove my engine.

    cheers
     
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    anyone....
     
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    To be honest i have no real idea but i have seen progress photos of it done to a 5L in a ute.

    Youe pretty much have to remove everything on the sides of the engine bay and only leave the actually engine there wrapped over with sheets. everyhting on the firewall can stay...
     
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    Here is some photos to help.
     

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    thanks that helps alot.
    Any idea if they left the headers in?
     
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    Umm yep done that, everything ! nothing !

    Removing the engine if you don't intend to pull it apart should not be that hard, most stays on it, unplug the obvious and lift, tranny and all.
     
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    yeah if you are going to that much trouble removing all the parts on the side, you as well just pull the engine out? and do a proper nice clean job :D
     
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    cheers thanks,

    What equipment would i need to take out my engine?
     
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    Strong arms....
     
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    ha, nice.... :thumbsup:
     
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    you could possibly drop the motor and trans down, and lift the car over the top of that with a few guys
     

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