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Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2006 4:02 pm 
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Hi All
May seem like a dumbass question but anyway.
I have an 89 EA 3.9 MPFI.
The Leads, Cap, Rotor and Coil are the originals ( 170K ) and as I'm planning a trip I thought a bit of preventative maintenance may be in order and change the lot. ( its missing a bit at higher speed ).

Can you change the coil without removing the injector rail / manifold??
Has anybody done it??
Any advice, magic spells, voodoo etc would be appreciated.

Thanx
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Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2006 6:06 pm 
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you can get at the coil from underneath the engine. much easier

 

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Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2006 9:04 pm 
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I have one thing to say... May lady luck be on your side. It is a prick of a job

 

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Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2006 8:47 am 
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Its an awkward job but its not all that bad.

Jack the front of the car up and support it on axle stands. Slide under the car just behind the LH front wheel. You should be able to get to the coil from there.

 

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Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 10:09 pm 
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Yeah it is a C*** but i suggest get the coil remove it and move the coil near the passanger side suspension strut and yeah my father done that cause car would s**t itself when it got hot and yeah i will get a picture of it later and post it up.

 

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