Advice 1: How to replace engine mount on WHA

Engine mount to dampen vibration and hold it on the body. They consist of rubber and metal. Rubber tends to dry, so the mount is unreliable. For VAZ 2101-2107 replacement cushions takes a lot of time, and make it possible even without an inspection pit or lift.
Pillow on VAZ 2106
You will need
  • Two jacks, key Rozhkova 17, socket 17, the socket 17, the ratchet with the extender and the gimbal, the keys 8 and 10.
Instruction
1
Put the vehicle on a level surface, otherwise after removing the cushions the engine can move under the wheels put the stops so the car doesn't slid. Easier to replace the pit, but without it can be overcome. Unfortunately, not all of it is available. Lift up the left side on the Jack to maximum height so you can lie down under the car.
2
Remove the crankcase and the substitute under the engine a Jack. Ideal – hydraulic, since it is easier to work with. Set it so that after removing the pillow, the engine did not fall down. Now take the mechanical key 17 with cardan joint and an extension bar. In the gully you will see a hole, which is the bottom nut of fastening of a pillow. Twist it.
3
Remove upper nut using the same socket wrench 17 can swivel or carob. On the classics on the left side it is quite comfortable to work with it, there is enough space. Similar and Unscrew the mounting nuts on the right side. There include less, as it will hinder the exhaust manifold and starter. But with the gimbal this problem goes away.
4
Jack the engine. Gently and without haste to do this, be careful not to tear the wires and tubes. Need to raise as long as you can easily pull out the old pillows. Ten centimeters will be enough.
5
Remove the old cushion and put a new one. Look carefully and see that they are not trapped. Setting a new pillow, slowly lower the Jack. See that stud on the pillows were in their holes. Once you do that, engage them nuts, after putting pucks.
6
Lower the floor Jack until the end and finally tighten the nuts. The replacement cushions on the car VAZ 2101-2107 over. Check whether the lower radiator hose leak. When raising the engine nozzle can shift slightly if the clamp is not tightened properly.
Note
Remove the battery terminal as possible risk a short circuit.

It is advisable to install between the Jack and engine to a wooden block so as not to bend the pan.
Useful advice
On the right side upper nut to Unscrew quite problematic. For convenience, remove the air filter from the carburetor with the keys 10 and 8.

Advice 2: How to clean feather pillows

Today in specialized stores presented many different models of pillows. Rectangular and square, low and high, with both natural and artificial filler. Any one of them needs care. But if the pillow is filled with holofayber, you can just wash the car, then brush down a little harder.
How to clean feather pillows
You will need
  • - a basin for washing hands or washing machine;
  • - washing powder;
  • the gauze bag of feathers;
  • - capacity for fluff.
Instruction
1
Remove the pillow case from the pillow. Prepare for feathers and fluff a clean, dry container. Some models of pillows on the pillow-case has zipper for easy care. If not, gently podposite have a pillow on one side. Don't make the cut from a large, because the fluff is very lightweight and it is quite difficult to collect across the room. Cooked in the capacity pour the filler.
2
Shake the pillow-case and wash. The programme and the washing temperature pick up, given the material from which the pillow-case is made. If the fabric showed mold spots it rubbed or pillow-case for more than a year - replace it with a new one.
3
The down loop. Disassemble all the matted lumps and throw away the rubbish. Cooked in special mesh (gauze) bag gently pour down and wash in the washing machine or hand with a temperature not exceeding forty degrees Celsius. Do not pour too much detergent, otherwise the fluff will be very difficult to rinse out.
4
Washed bag with fluff dry thoroughly. It would be better if this will happen outdoors. Ted often and shake the down during drying to form agglomerated lumps. It should be light and soft. Do not close a pillow case filler, if it is not fully dried, otherwise it can form mold and fungus.
5
Clean pillow-case for a pillow stuffed with down. Fasten the zipper or sew on a typewriter or hand-hole in the pillow-case, which was filled in the fluff. Clean and updated pillow ready.
Useful advice
If the fluff in the cushion contained in a special divided by partitions chambers, such pillow can be washed in the washing machine. To fluff the cameras could not stay in clumps, drum machines put a few balls for tennis.
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