One side of the engine was already quite clean, but the exhaust side was covered in dirt and oil. So I had to clean that 🙂
This made it so much easier to work on the engine! I could finally disassemble the oil pan and give it a thorough clean 🙂
I received some new parts! A new rubber boot that comes between the MAF (Mass Air Flow) and the throttle body, a hose that connects that boot with the ICV (Idle Control Valve) and a little gasket for the oil filter housing.
More disassembling and cleaning! You can clearly see there’s a lot of cleaning to do…
A new rocker cover gasket was also included in the “swap package”. Some days ago I found out the current one isn’t that fresh anymore, so the new one is quite a good occasion. Or is it? The ‘new old stock’ gasket is a flat one while the old one has a fitting edge… Investigating […]
I started with taking off the rocker cover, curious how the DOHC head looks like 🙂 Two important things I found out: the inside of the rocker cover needed to be cleaned! the rocker cover gasket was not so good anymore, I’d better get a new one