Unsurprisingly, the valve cover gaskets are leaking, all along the passenger side and only at the corner near the oil fill port (and alternator) on the driver's side.
Doing the right hand gasket looks really easy: remove a few spark plug wires and perhaps a hose or two and the cover unbolts right off. The driver's side looks like hours more to R&R the entire intake manifold and everything on it.
The factory manual isn't particularly helpful; it only seems to have the pages for removing the entire cylinder heads (page EM-29), which obviously includes a lot of hopelessly unnecessary stuff (exhaust manifolds, camshafts!).
Is the right valve cover as easy at it looks? Do I need any anything other than the valve cover gasket (no. 11213-62020) and the spark plug well gaskets (no. 11193-16010)? I guess I should inspect the valve clearance at the same time. Does anyone know of a simpler writeup on the web? I searched these forums and a few sites, but nothing turned up.
'97 T100 4x4, ~150k
-------------------- '97 T100 4x4 5-speed
Lots of desert pinstriping
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