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Tokyo's between my toes
2001 Wintergreen Outback 5MT
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Well, I just called the salvage yard, and on Monday they will pick up the car for $50.

I gave up on finishing the head gasket job - I got close, but was stopped by two AC/alt bracket bolts broken off in the left head.
 

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Darn sorry to hear that... :behead: whoever broke those bolts off
 

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Tokyo's between my toes
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That assembly is held at three points. The bolt on the top of the head was snapped off. The bolt in the front of the head snapped off as I removed it. The bracket was already broken at that bolt. I have no idea what ever happened to snap that bracket that way - I can't imagine anything happening in service, or even some abusive mechanic that could cause that.
 
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