Kix-Henderson Racing - GMC Sonoma - Rear Cam - Bonneville 2011

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2001 GMC Sonoma 2.2L Engine Replacement (Part 5) -EricTheCarGuy
Link to full version of the video: 2-2l-engine-replacement-video-full-version In Part 5 of the series we finish swapping things over to the new engine, install the slave cylinder and throw out bearing, and get the engine mated back up to the transmission. That was easier said then done. This was actually one of the most difficult engine installations because I was trying to mate the engine up to a manual transmission. If I were to do it again I think I would have pulled the engine and transmission as a unit and mated them up before installation. It might take a little more time to do the R&R but I think it would have made things a LOT easier. I suppose all's well that ends well but I would recommend you pull the transmission with the engine if you have a manual transmission. It might make your life a lot easier. Here's some useful links for you. Link to Part 1 in case you missed it: Donate for DIPG: a-dipg.html Other videos staring this truck. Tapered Roller Bearing Video: Lubricating a Chassis: Serpentine Belt Replacement: Discussion about this video: -2001-gmc-sonoma-2-2l-engine-replacement-series#65904 Visit me at: Facebook: Twitter: Google+: Information on Premium Membership: Stay Dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.