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  1. can anyone help w/ the questions above? am i being clear enough? thanks, chuck
  2. i'm stuck (no pun intended) on this part. i see what looks like a bushing on the outside of the inner arm. if i take the bolt out, and shine a light through, i only see threads through the arm and nothing behind it. should the bolt come out of the arm before tapping on it? so as to press the (rubber?) bushing i think i see? or should the bolt still remain in the threads while tapping it? thanks, chuck
  3. thanks wvicary - i will go another round tomorrow. - chuck
  4. thanks maurice - good thing i did not keep turning it for another hour :) now i only hope it goes back in! i have not removed the protective shield - will do that next. do i have to take the belt off? or will the tension of the belts be released once i move the alternator around? thanks, chuck
  5. once again, i agreed to help my friend work on his boxster (sans manual.) after checking the battery voltage, it looks like the alternator or voltage regulator is bad. i dug in but i'm stuck. the green circle is a bolt on the deflection roller. i'm assuming i need to take this off to get to the alternator. however, the bolt will not come out. i turned it for about an hour today and, after coming out 1/2" or so, it doesn't seem to be coming ou anymore (it will turn.) rather than waste another hour, i thought i'd ask before turning it more. should the bolt come all the way out? my
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