Head Gasket replacement Question #1

Discussion in '94-95 5.0 - Specific' started by PRO5OHHO, Feb 2, 2016.

  1. PRO5OHHO

    PRO5OHHO New Member

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    I'm so close to having the heads off. But a buddy came over and pitched in the other day and went ahead and took out the bolts holding my longtubes onto the head while I was pulling and bagging the rockers. And now I can't get to the lower head bolts to remove them cause the longtubes are stuck right in the way of my socket.

    Would you:
    A) Disconnect the longtube to H-Pipe flanges to get the headers out of the way?
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    B) Try to use a wrench with a cheater pipe to remove the lower head bolts?

    I was really hoping to avoid any wrenching underneath the car, it's slammed so far on the ground I have to use two jacks to get it up in the air. Ugh.
     
  2. lwarrior1016

    lwarrior1016 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    What about putting a couple header bolts back in just to hold them to the heads, then pulling the head bolts out?
     
  3. cameron57

    cameron57 Active Member

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    I always pull headers and h pipe when doing heads

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  4. RichV

    RichV Well-Known Member

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    Ratchet strap the headers back twards the fenders??