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      06-11-2013, 04:21 PM   #1
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Removing top plenum cover

Hay guys how do you remove the Top Plenum cover, ive removed the two top nuts off the top but it doesnt seen like is even close to budging, Any help would be much appreciated.
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      06-11-2013, 04:28 PM   #2
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Hay guys how do you remove the Top Plenum cover, ive removed the two top nuts off the top but it doesnt seen like is even close to budging, Any help would be much appreciated.
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Intake halves are bonded together, the rods serve as stabilizers at this point. The halves can't be separated without cutting.
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Ok thank you.
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There should be ring clamps on each of the throttle bodies that you have to loosen up. I believe they are 6mm nuts.

check this picture you can see the ring clamps around each throttle body.
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Those two bolts on the top do nothing for the removal. As aznboi319 said above, loosen each of the throttle body clamps, then pull up. Disconnect your IAT sensor first.
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Thanks guys, i did it , it was real easy to take off and clean.
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