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I have done many of these.The service manual will tell you to remove the exhaust crossover pipe. Please don't do this, you'll just be wasting your time. I always use a 13mm open end wrench and reach under and around the crossover pipe with my right hand with the wrench and my left hand i put in between the exhaust crossover pipe and the thermostat housing(the one piece you are referring to).The left hand helps to position the end of the wrench onto the bolt and holds it on while turning it. It will take a little while to remove the bolt, as there is not much room for the wrench to move, but it works. You also may have to keep flipping the wrench over to get it back on the bolt in the limited space.

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