August 31, 2001 - Drainage and Removal
I decided to pull one set of the valve covers to see how my valves looked on the car (just in case you know?). I had to remove a cooling hose and the nasty brown junk I found was something awful.
In an ongoing effort to see what is up with said car, I decided to drain the radiator and see what the condition of the coolant was.
Yuck. Brown junk with the texture of 1% milk. Smelled really really really bad too.
After an hour of fighting with the bolts, I finally got the valve covers off.
Nice and black. Not rusty (always a good thing on this car). I had to remove a set of plumbing from the heads. I assume this is smog equipment.
If it is smog equipment then it probably doesn't need to stay on the car.
The condition of the spark plugs was a little less than joyful as after removing the spark plug wire, the plug just fell apart. Nice and black with a really strong fuel smell. New plug time!
1. Carburetor rebuild kit
2. Tubes and stuff.
3. Spark plugs.
4. Coolant and stuff.
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Last updated September 1st, 2001 at 12:30PM