I've been in that situation, but my solution was to remove the distributor.
Not that that is an easy job, either -- it's like they specifically
positioned those bolts so that you can only turn them one flat at a time.
on 11/6/02 9:37 AM, Hans Duinhoven at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Agree a bit on the starter:
> I had to remove that one for overhauling the clutch hydraulics.
> After remounting I forgot the ignition cap was not mounted, so its latches
> were down.
> So the latch near the engine block was between the starter and the engine
> and no way it can be bent to move upwards without removing the starter
> Years ago I had this earlier, but I forgot this, so had this situation
> twice - oh my!
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