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volcomsk8a
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pvc change?
#1301173 - 08/15/06 11:00 PM

is it possible to change out the pvc without draining the coolant?

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Re: pvc change? new
#1301204 (Re: volcomsk8a) 08/16/06 12:07 AM

uhh what does a PCV have to do with coolant in the FIRST place??

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Tony2005
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Re: pcv change? new
#1301217 (Re: volcomsk8a) 08/16/06 12:33 AM

Read this thread and threads in it for PCV change info.

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volcomsk8a
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Re: pvc change? new
#1301236 (Re: pre98zetec) 08/16/06 01:08 AM

uhh what does a PCV have to do with coolant in the FIRST place??

uhh getting to it from behind the tstat housing

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pre98zetec
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Re: pvc change? new
#1301240 (Re: volcomsk8a) 08/16/06 01:13 AM

Originally posted by volcomsk8a:
uhh what does a PCV have to do with coolant in the FIRST place??

uhh getting to it from behind the tstat housing


do you even know where the PCV is?

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96' ATX Zetec- stock

96' ATX Zetec- Modded

Kenwood KDC-319
5.75"-2 MTX 12's
Roady XT
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Mystique Cluster/oil pressure

Getting repainted(in primer)
Pre98 Lip
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volcomsk8a
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Re: pvc change? new
#1301308 (Re: pre98zetec) 08/16/06 02:29 AM

yes behind the exhaust manifold, on the oil seperator. i need to remove the tstat housting, to remove the bolt behind it holding the pipe going to the valve so i can pull it out. I was wondering if there was an easier way.

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pre98zetec
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Re: pvc change? new
#1301316 (Re: volcomsk8a) 08/16/06 02:34 AM

get under neith the car reach up and unplug, why take everythign apart when you DON'T have to.

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96' ATX Zetec- stock

96' ATX Zetec- Modded

Kenwood KDC-319
5.75"-2 MTX 12's
Roady XT
Custom door panels
Mystique Cluster/oil pressure

Getting repainted(in primer)
Pre98 Lip
SE skirts
Mystique front lip
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badgeless

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volcomsk8a
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Re: pvc change? new
#1301351 (Re: pre98zetec) 08/16/06 03:12 AM

cant pull on it without bending the pipe

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