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Old 04-20-2003, 04:30 AM
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Unhappy 1966 350 swap in nova 2 oilpan problems

i am in the process of completeing a 350 to go in a 66 nova 2 four door (sleeper)and i am lost on this oilpan deal why does it require such an expensive pan and are there any ways to get around the special pan i need help of an expireanced swapper thanks <img src="confused.gif" border="0">
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on GM the steering linkage is in front of the engine cross member,except for chevy2 its behind the cross member, which requires a front sump oil pan and oil pump pick up. you need this oil pan too clear the steering linkage.
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You can measure the block to the nearest part in the front and rear and find a pan that way. They list the depth that way in mose catalogs.
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Check the Moroso catalog for the oil pan, also check the various Nova web pages have seen original pans for $30-50.
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