Vans are such a pain, even just getting off the dog house....Have worked
on a friend's 5.7 in a full sized G-20 and you're right, no room at all.
A pliers type puller will help for leverage, and hope you don't rip a
connector tip off....
Look forward to scratched hands, wrists and to entertaining the
neighborhood kids with rarely heard words
I used a wire puller on my '88 Safari. It's a little forked thing with the
ends of the forks bent at 90 degrees, which hook under the boots. I was
cheap, and it worked. Was still a pain, though....
I got the wires off using a screwdriver and it was still a real pain. Broke
a few boots taking them out. In the process a sensor unhooked... It's a
funny wire that fits into a little hole. It just sits in there, not really
secure... Does anyone know what this is? When it's not in, the check
engine light goes on. It's on the drivers side engine block. How do I get
this thing to stay in there... What a pain...
RTV is the sealer used on oil pans, etc; comes in black, red, and various
when it 'cures' (dries) it stays flexible enough to remove the wire if
needed, but it will hold the connection together till you need to remove it
RTV=Room Temperature Vulcanization
It is rumored to have been first discovered on Spock's home planet
Vulcan and later adapted for automotive use after Mr Spock traded the
rights to it in exchange for several shapely Earth maidens
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