Buy the torque wrench with the correct scale for the job you will be doing.
Fill out your garage so we know how to answer your questions! What is your mileage? What trans do you have?
They make gasket scrapers for the surface on the head. Getting the gasket out of the VC might best be handled with a small screwdriver. Careful not to scratch. Clean with brake cleaner.
I bought a large shallow Rubbermaid type storage tray from the dollar store to collect the coolant from the drain plug. It squirts all over the place. Watch your eyes.
PS fluid leaks onto the cap because you need a new cap O-ring. Install one and clean the cap and refill with AT fluid as it says on the cap. Leak will stop.
Get a new battery. Winter is coming.
Refine your new list to those questions that we have not answered yet.
Last edited by GoForthFast; 10-04-2012 at 11:30 PM.