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Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 9:06 am 
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Is there a trick to removing a heater box? I undid the nuts from the engine bay, removed the heater and air con hoses/lines but it won't come out. Am I missing something?

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Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:02 pm 
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hey bruce its a paint in the a** for the heater box..you gotta take the whole dash out and get to it that way. Im in the process of doing it to my car atm with an EL dash. not a fun job lol

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:25 pm 
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Sorry, forgot to say that the whole dash is already out - thats going into my wifes EB :) I am just practicing so when it comes time to remove my EL one, I know what I am bloody doing!

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Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:31 pm 
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Yo RD!!!!

ROTFLOL

When I was pulling mine out, it got caught up on the carpet, and I had to remove the dash bracket from the Transmission hump. The dash bracket bolts also hold a bracket under the car that helps hold the firewall matt/crap in place.

Oh, and you have to unplug the Vac hose from the right hand Vac res hidden in the guard.

Hope that helps.

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Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:39 pm 
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Ah, cool - thanks Ben. I think that is what is holding the damn thing in, grrrrrrrrrrrr.

I am finishing up the engine swap in Rachs car today so will try continuing the removal saga tomorrow. It is bloody hot out there now so am resting in the shade :)

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:42 pm 
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LOL, yes mate it looks hot outside, but is hard to tell while sitting here in my airconditioned office :D :D :D

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Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:49 pm 
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BenJ wrote:
LOL, yes mate it looks hot outside, but is hard to tell while sitting here in my airconditioned office :D :D :D

BenJ
Oh go on, brag about it then..... bastard!!! :D :lol: I would much prefer the rain you had the other day.....

 

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