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Angry not a lifter but a blowing exhaust manifold.....

well it turns out that what i thought was a hyd lifter sticking is (just!) a blowing exaust manifold when cold and or hard on the throttle. Problem is access to the devil. Pax side LHD () can hardly get a credit card down there never mind my hand and a ratchet! anyone know the quickest way to gain acces... engine mounts? carve a hole in the chassis and then re weld? just joking....
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Need to lift the engine from underneath or from the top. Some of the nut you can get to them form the bottom with a long extension. Better to get somebody to help you, real time consuming and a pain. Need to remove the exhaust. I am doing the same to mine. Worked few hours today and remove all the nuts. was unable to remove it completely from the car. Get a long rachet. good luck.
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A credit card can definitely do the job.

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