There's no way I'd try it with the turbo on the car... I had to take mine off to put a new gasket on Monday and I had it off and back on in an hour, so I don't see why you wouldn't just take it off.Yeah its just two small nuts and the clip holding it on. I did it without taking the turbo off the car but it was a pain to do.
Coolant from where? Lol I am still in the process of learning all this stuff!Didn't wana deal with coolant. I hate coolant with a passion. I would say it took me about an hour to replace it with it still on the car. All I did was unbolt the manifold from the block and pull it out a little so I had enough space to work back there.
Yes. It has two 10mm nuts and a retaining clip at the wastegate itself.Awesome! Thanks guys, I appreciate all the help! But just to double check, when I remove the turbo, the WGA will come out with it?
Wow, this seems a lot more complicated then I expected! Especially since I am unexperienced with this kinda stuff! LolYes. It has two 10mm nuts and a retaining clip at the wastegate itself.
To remove the manifold you're going to need...
10mm socket/box end- (manifold heatshield/wastegate actuator/condensor fan assembly)
12mm socket (manifold studs/nuts)
12mm box end (manifold studs/nuts)
6mm allen (coolant/oil lines clamp)
14mm socket (j-pipe to s-pipe nuts)
pliers (clamps for hoses assuming they're the factory clamps)
PB Blaster (or other penetrating oil)
It's really easy actually. I'm just giving you the list so you know exactly what you need. I've had the manifold off a dozen times and the engine out almost as many on these cars and like I said, I can remove it and reinstall it in an hour. Even being unexperienced, I would imagine this wouldn't take more than two hours. The tools I lised come in even the most basic tool sets.Wow, this seems a lot more complicated then I expected! Especially since I am unexperienced with this kinda stuff! Lol
I'm glad you posted that for him, because I forgot about the EGR pipe. 1 1/16" for it.click --> http://www.mazdas247.com/forum/show...tor)-replacement.&highlight=wastegate+install
everyone uses different methods. This might give you a little bit of a visual aid.