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Old 01-30-2013, 10:33 AM
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pan gasket in car replacement

Originally Posted by bigdog7373 View Post
Vinnie, is that a 2nd gen fbody in your pic? If so have you even changed the pan with the engine in the car? Like I said before I can't pull the engine cause of my pita hoa people.
Its a C-3 with a 434 stroker,7 qt pan. The center link is quite close,other than that I could probably change the pan in the car. I would not do that. I would take the engine out and put it on the stand.If I have to do something else like a crank seal or timing chain,its easy with the engine on a stand.
I use a roller cam so I would inspect the gear and back of the manifold. Maybe do a quick wash and detail before it goes back in. Thats just me though,,
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