First disconnect batteries, Then remove wiring nuts at the starter. Top 13 mm bolt (M8x 1.25) is hard! For that top bolt, use a 3/8 inch 6pt deepwell socket w/ 6 inch extension and a flexhead ratchet (or you could use a wobble socket).
To reinstall, you can zip tie the 6" extension with the 13mm socket already connected to the extension and mounted on the bolt so that you don't have to try to "find" the bolt head with the socket. The zip tie would go around the entire starter body.
Torque value in the WSM is 25 N-M (18 ft-lbs) for the mounting bolts, 53 in-lbs for the solenoid wire. and 9 ft-lbs for positive cable.
Use low-strength loctite 222 (at least on the on the larger bolt).
A bronze bushing from McMaster Carr will fill the 10mm hole if you want to use a 6.7 starter 8mm bore by 12mm OD by 15mm, also supplied by uxcell on Amazon
good luck brother, it's not that bad, from what i remember...
but i do remember some cussing and a smashed knuckle or two...
it was actually easier than i expected from what i had read before hand.
check over the grounds and power wire to the pass side battery so the new one doesnt go the way of the old one, you got this...
I think what's more of a problem is they are bringing their California incomes and pricing ideology of "how cheap everything is" and causing mass inflation for locals.
They are happy to pay double, because to them that's still half off
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