- It's worth getting the Chilton guide for your car.
- Make sure you have a way to get parts before you disable the car.
- You are going to bang your knuckles loosening a bolt.
- You are going to bang the same knuckle a second time.
- Keep your head to the side and carefully remove the oil plug.
- Don't over-torque bolts.
- Keep a tray for all the small parts as you take something apart.
As usual, you should use your own imagination to fill out the analogies.