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1999 RS cylinder head removal

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#1 1999RS



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Posted 08 November 2013 - 09:24 AM

Can the heads on a 1999 RS be removed with the engine still in the car? Is SOHC version.

#2 johnceggleston


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Posted 08 November 2013 - 10:34 AM

not easily, but yes.


it helps if you undo the engine mounting bolts on the bottom and at the dogbone on the fire wall, and lift the engine several inches.

#3 idosubaru


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Posted 08 November 2013 - 11:10 AM

as-is - it's nearly impossible to do or to do properly.


but remove 3 fasteners - the lower two 14mm engine mount nuts and the bolt for the top pitch rod.

once that's done jack the engine up a few inches and it's rather easy.

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