dis assembly

disconnect the battery negative calbe

drain the water from the cooling system

Un-clip the 4 clips holding the top of the airbox along with the 2 bolts onto of the TB (bob) with the two pipes onto the TB and rocker cover

unhook the the throttle cable

undo the bolts holing the injector/TB on along with the connector ontop

remove the throttle cable by undoing the bolt nearest to the front

remove the electrical connections, pipes from the injector/TB and remove the injector/TB (there's is a water pipe to the back of the TB not shown in the photo)


remove the 2 or 4 bolts on top of the thermostat and remove the pipe to the heater matrix and the electrical connector between the bolts

remove the electrical connectors and HT leads from the coil pack's

Un-clip the the wire holders on the left side of the block (cylinder 1 end) but do not undo the large bolts, remove the temp sender connector

remove the vacuum pipe that is just below were the TB/injector is/was

unscrew the 8 bolts holding the rocker cover on if they don't want to come out try a t35 star drive or hammer a T40 star drive crude but effective

remove the rocker cover

remove the 4 bolts and washers holding the rocker arm on and remove, i turned each of the 90 degrees going along them till no more tension was felt on them

remove the 8 push rods and keep them in order

chock the rear wheels and put the handbrake on firmly (if yours works ) then jack the front of the car up and support with axle stands high enough so you can easily get under the car

remove the 3 bolts from the exhaust manifold to the downpipe, id defiantly recommend eye protection from calling dirt
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remove the dipstick securing bolt that bolts to the head

remove the HT leads from the spark plug end if you haven't already

remove the head bolts in order using a 90 degree turn in order until to more tension is felt on any of them

with the head bolts out lift the head up and give the exhaust manifold a swift tug to free it

remove the old head gasket and inspect to see were it failed

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