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· Master Tinkerer
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DIY job. Two bolts that the pulley in front of the alternator mounts to are a pain to get out, otherwise it's cake. I'll post a few pictures (including the "crows' feet" tools that helped with the pulley bolts) soon. Special tools: tool to hold the water pump in place while unscrewing the fan, 27mm (I think) wrench or huge adjustable wrench to unscrew the fan, and crows' feet wrenches (mentioned earlier) to help get the pulley in front of the alternator off (but you don't NEED these).

Also, the fan nut is reverse-threaded (when standing in front of the car, bang the nut toward the right to unscrew it).
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