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Re: problem-advice-2 year olds



> 	An unmentioned and unfortunate side effect of my FI transplant
> is that carbbed engine was sitting on the ground  about 10 feet behind
> us while we worked.  My 2 year old wanted to fix the car just like daddy
> and proceded to put nuts, bolts, washer, and I think a socket or two
> down the dipstick hole.  Any advice?  I'm going to play the 'magnet on a
> string' game.  Any other ideas?

Those parts probably didn't get far. With the help of a friend, get 
the engine up on some blocks without tilting it (so the parts
don't roll anywhere) and then remove the oil filler tube (2 nuts.)
You will probably find most of the parts still in the bottom of that
tube.  Any others should be just inside the magnesium case, where a
magnet will be much more effective.

If you do this carefully, you can reuse the gasket that seals the 
tube to the case.

Jim
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Jim Adney, jadney@vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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