2004 Honda Truck CR-V Alternator Replacement

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The alternator replacement removal and installation for 2004 Honda Truck CR-V. 1. Disconnect the battery negative cable, then disconnect the positive cable. 2. Remove the bolt (A) securing the battery clamp, then remove the bulkhead cover (B). 3. Remove the upper brackets and cushions. 4. Remove the drive belt. 5. Remove the auto-tensioner. 6. Remove the three bolts securing the alternator. 7. Disconnect the Read more

Alfa 156 2.0 TSpark Timing Belt Replacement

February 26, 2010 by · 4 Comments
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Special Tools
Camshaft locking tools – Alfa Romeo No.1.825.041.000
Inlet camshaft holding tool – Alfa Romeo No.1.822.155.000
Exhaust camshaft holding tool – Alfa Romeo No.1.822.146.000
Timing Belt tensioning tool – Alfa Romeo No.1.822.149.000
Balancer shaft belt tensioning tool – Alfa Romeo No.1.822.154.000

Special Precautions
Disconnect battery earth lead
DO NOT turn crackshaft or camshaft when timing belt removed
Remove spark plugs to ease turning engine
Turn engine in normal direction of rotation
DO NOT turn engine via camshaft or other sprockets
Observe all tightening torques.
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2008 Alfa Romeo 147 Collezione

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2008 Alfa Romeo 147 Collezione
Building on last year’s highly successful limited edition Alfa 147 Collezione, Italian sporting car manufacturer, Alfa Romeo, has made it even better for 2008 – complete with lowered suspension, new paint combinations, leather interior and exclusive 17 inch alloy wheels.

For the first time ever, the Alfa 147 Collezione will be available in a striking Ghiaccio White special paint finish, along with the unique option of a black gloss roof. The black roof paint choice is also extended to Alfa Red versions of the multi award-winning Alfa 147 range.
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2007 Alfa Romeo 159 TI

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2007 Alfa Romeo 159 TI
Now it’s the turn of the Alfa 159 saloon and Sportwagon to carry the famous TI initials. Short for Turismo Internazionale, the TI badge now appears on several versions. The range-enhancing Alfa 159 TI line-up benefits from a unique body kit, lowered sports suspension, 19-inch alloy wheels, red Brembo brake callipers all-round, plus chrome effect door mirrors and exhaust.

Inside these TI models, electrically adjustable and heated leather front sports seats top the list of interior changes, along with new sports dials, aluminium sports pedals, kick plates and trim inserts. A leather-clad sports steering wheel and gear knob are also included in the sporty specification list.
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1993 Ford Probe Timing Belt Removal & Installation

May 19, 2010 by · 2 Comments
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This application is an interference engine used for 1993 FORD Probe 2.5L V6. Do not rotate camshaft or crankshaft when timing belt is removed, or engine damage may occur.
1. Disconnect negative battery cable. Disconnect engine coolant temperature sensor and temperature gauge sender connectors from coolant elbow. Disconnect crankshaft position sensor connector. See Fig. 1 . Remove accessory drive belts. Raise and support vehicle.
2. Remove A/C belt tensioner bracket. Remove crankshaft damper bolt using Crankshaft Pulley Holder (T92C-6316-AH) or equivalent. Remove crankshaft damper. Remove 2 timing belt cover bolts from behind crankshaft damper. Remove timing belt cover lower bolts. Using Power Steering Pump Pulley Remover (D85L-6000-A) or equivalent, remove power steering pump pulley.
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1994 Honda Civic DX Timing Belt Components Removal

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Removal (1980-95) 1. Disconnect negative battery cable. Rotate crankshaft counterclockwise until No. 1 cylinder is at TDC of compression stroke. Remove splash shield. Remove power steering pump, leaving hoses attached. Remove A/C belt idler pulley bracket and belt. Remove alternator belt. Remove power steering pump bracket. 2. Remove cruise control actuator (if equipped). Remove power steering reservoir bracket. Remove engine mount nuts. Loosen engine mount bolt. Pivot side engine mount cushion aside. 3. Remove valve cover. Remove upper timing belt cover. Remove crankshaft pulley. Loosen timing belt tension adjuster bolt 180 degrees. Push tensioner to release belt tension. Retighten tension adjuster bolt. Disengage timing belt from pulleys. See Fig. 1 , Fig. 3 or Fig. 4 .
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SPAX SSX Uprated Lowering Springs for Alfa Romeo 156

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Alfa Romeo 156 owners wishing to improve their car’s handling would do well to take a look at the new springs from SPAX Performance. SPAX have been designing and manufacturing suspension for sporting Alfas for decades – and they still list cars such as the Alfa Sud, the GT1750 Veloce and the ‘74 GTV in their current catalogue alongside almost all of Alfa’s modern models.
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Alfa Romeo 159 Limited Edition

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Alfa Romeo 159 Picture
To celebrate the launch of the Alfa 159 Limited Edition, the Italian sporting marque is giving motorists the chance to win ready-to-race James Bond Quantum of Solace Scalextric sets featuring the Aston Martin DBS and the Alfa 159.
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2008 Alfa Romeo Spider 2.4 JTDM

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2008 Alfa Romeo Spider 2.4 JTDM
The powerful 200 bhp 2.4 JTDM 20v engine is now available on the Alfa Spider family, combined with a sporty 6-speed gearbox. The new version will be on the market in Italy and Germany in mid February, followed shortly thereafter by the other markets.
It guarantees excellent power and torque delivery and low fuel consumption in all driving conditions; in fact performance by the 200 bhp Alfa Spider 2.4 JTDM 20v is superb (it has a top speed of more than 228 km/h and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 8.4 seconds), yet consumption is limited: in the urban cycle the car consumes 9.2 litres every 100 km, out of town this becomes 5.4 litres and in the mixed cycle it is about 6.8 litres.
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Alfa Romeo V6 Petrol Engine Setting/Locking Tool Kit

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VS1410 Kit incorporates Camshaft Setting Plates, which are fixed in place of the camshaft bearing caps to accurately position the four camshafts in their timed positions. The kit also includes the specialised Tensioner Tool required to correctly adjust belt tension on this engine.
NOTE: TDC position is established using VS1404 TDC Positioning Tool – an associated tool, not included in this kit. VS1404 requires a suitable Dial Test Indicator, such as AK9634M.
APPLICATION
ALFA ROMEO: 156 (97-) V6 2.5 Quad Cam 24v. Petrol Engine. AR324.01 2.5 engine.
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