[v12-engine] TOOL TIME TIP:

In a message dated 9/26/00 4:58:50 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
w.d.arkesteijn@stud.tue.nl writes:

The idea is to unscrew all cylinder head bolds with just a few turns. (NOT
TO MUCH) Try to keep all important ignition and fuel parts on the engine in
place or install them back on when you are done loosening the head nuts.

Howdee I’m new to list been lurking a bit. Don’t have a V12 but will in the

Wouldn’t it work better to remove the head bolts and have a friend catch it?


running away to hide.

If your oil pump is working your method will work but you’ll have hell to pay
in cleaning up the mess.

I would try it with the ignition disconnected first and just crank the engine

Arthur H. Smith
93 Ford Aerostar on firestones.
1982 Jag XJ6 with broken 4 speed AOD
1969 GT6 resto project
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