> Hi, I just had the unpleasent experience of buying a car on
> ebay, and
> finding out it needs some work.
> I bought a 1990 honda prelude si and after noticing it
> found I need to replace the head gasket (revving the engine
> with the
> radiator cap off made water bubble out). I just bought a head
> set along with a timing belt and will be doing my first major
> repair myself (no real automotive experience). Do I need to
> buy a
> cam-lock tool, or will borrowing one from autozone be good
> Should I get new head bolts? If so, What brand/where? I
> bought a
> manual, and was just wondering if anyone had any tips on tools
> I will
> need, problems I will encounter, etc. I want to tackle this
> project as
> a learning experience. Thanks in advance for your
had an 87 i got for $300, head was off and insides were rusted from
sitting. it took some work, but it wasnt to hard. vaccum lines are the
biggest pain, and on the 87 anyways the carb was another headache.
overall it wasnt to much trouble, everything usually falls into place.
you dont need to get new head bolts aslong as they are in good shape.
as for a cam lock tool... depends on how long this project is gonna
take you. make sure you have a torque wench, and use it. anyways GL
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