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post #1 of 4 Old 06-02-2003, 03:39 PM Thread Starter
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Best shop manual?

Hey guys,
I am wondering who you think makes the best book for working on your GC.


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post #2 of 4 Old 06-02-2003, 05:50 PM
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I have the Haynes manual. There must be a better one out there somewhere.


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post #3 of 4 Old 06-03-2003, 11:18 AM
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The best manual, without any doubt, is the TSM (Technical Service Manual) that you get from DaimlerChrysler for approximately $100. It will be the best $100 you ever spent. It is available both on CD (Adobe PDF format) and printed, from the Dealer. I prefer the CD which is about $10 cheaper.

Second best is the Haynes manual. I had one for my XJ which I owned for 10 years, and never needed any other book.

Least desireable is a Chilton manual.

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post #4 of 4 Old 06-04-2003, 10:11 AM
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Many libraries also have the factory service manuals for all sorts of vehicles. Visit your local library to have a look and make some photocopies.

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