Not a hard job, by any means.....just a pain in the butt. Swivels are your best friend.
That, and intact motor mounts. If the engine is leaning forward, you'll need to use floor jacks or something similar to push it back just enough to get to the other bolt on the compressor. You'll know which bolt I'm talking about.
that's what i recon. my good friend runs an indy back home in hawaii and his software quoted about $450 for the parts and an hour of labor. he said that seemed low and woulda added another hour, knowing what a pain access is.
shop had a forlorn 500e out front in need of some tlc. i hear it's taiwanese owner's tired of putting money into it...
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