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    1. Junior Member scottg22's Avatar
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      Mar 29th, 2011
      Northeast US of A
      05 Audi S4, 01 Jetta 1.8T Wolfsburg, 05 Ford F250 Harley Package Diesel
      01-19-2012 11:00 PM #1
      Hey guys.. looking for tips to help change the valve cover gaskets on my 05 S4 4.2 V8.

      I cant get to the rear bottom valve cover bolt.. the strut tower is in the way.

      Its supposedly a 3 hour job to swap the gaskets out... So i am sure u dont need to remove the motor !! lol

      Any suggestions?

    2. Member VEE-DUBBER's Avatar
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      Nov 22nd, 2000
      Renton, WA
      2009 K04 Gti, 2015 Gti, 2012 Gli, 91 Turbo Miata, 96 Jetta VR6T, 95 GTI VR6
      02-18-2012 03:43 PM #2
      support engine with the correct engine support tool. unbolt subframe and lower it down. lower the engine enough to get the bolt.

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