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Old 11-05-2013, 03:52 PM
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Danger Danger be careful those bolts can break off with little provocation. Then you will be swapping the whole thermostat/water pump housing.

I would definitely get the right gasket and 3 new bolts from dealer.

You will need to let off some of the coolant but not all of it.

Then be careful to properly burp it, you will have introduced a large air bubble in the head.
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