4AGE 20V Blacktop

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85/6 4AGE -> 4AGZE

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Air Intake Filter
Clutch Slave Cylinder
Clutch Master Cylinder
Coolant Flush
Distributor O-Rings
Exhaust Manifold
Fuel Filter
Fuel Pump Cut-off Switch
Ignition Timing
Oil Cooler Hoses
Oil Filter Adapter O-Rings
Oil Pan Gasket
Oxygen Sensor
Radiator Removal
Throttle Body Cleaning
TPS Adjustment
Water Pump


87+ Brake Upgrade
Caliper Rebuild-Front
Caliper Rebuild-Rear
Dust Shield Removal
Parking Brake Cable
SS Braided Brake Line


Ball Joint Replacement
Bushings Install - Front
Bushings Install - Rear
Steering Knuckle Removal
Struts/Springs - Front
Struts/Springs - Rear
Sway Bar End Links


87+ Antenna Replacement
Clear Turn Signals - Front
Clear Turn Signals - Rear
Door Hinges
Interior Door Triangles
Interior Headliner Painting
Interior Trim & Light Lens
Power Window Regulator
Rekeying Trunk Lock
Rust PM - Battery Bracket

Rust PM - Front Wheel Wells
Seats - MK3
Seats - Aftermarket
Shift Boot

SideMarker Mod

Sunroof Rattle
Wiper Switch


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20V Blacktop Project - Day 5

My first full day working on the project. Got a lot done.

Got both harnesses disconnected and out of the car:

Some pics of the engine bay and interior with no wiring harneses.


So, engine is ready to pull. Decided to remove the engine from above since there are a few crossmembers at bottom of engine bay that would be a pain to remove. To give us some more room to remove the engine, took a hacksaw to the front of the chassis, where the radiator/AC condensor mount.


Will borrow an engine hoist from a friend, so can't pull the engine till that gets here early this week. I'll start messing with the wiring harnesses in the meantime.

Just a pic of the mess in my garage of all the parts I've removed.


Some of the connectors I removed...

Windshield Washer Pump Blue/Y Blue Pink    
Ignition Coil Blk/W Blk/R      
Ground Near Coil Blk/W W/Blk      
Ignitor Blk/R Blk Blk/W Y/G Blue/Y
AC Pressure Sensor G Blue/R G/Blk Blk/Y  
Distributor W G R Blk  
Water Temp Sensor B W      
Water Temp Sender Gauge          
Water Temp Switch G        
Speedo R/Blk R/Blue      


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