Re: [DMCForum] jacking up the engine
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Re: [DMCForum] jacking up the engine



You have to pull the engine to remove the oil pan. The oil pan is 
almost glued down with some type of sealant. Even on an engine stand, 
engine upside down it is a bitch to remove it. Dont think you are going 
to do this in the car.

Good luck.

Mark V


On Nov 25, 2006, at 1:53 PM, Eric Itzel wrote:

> How can I sell such a fun car?
>
> I don't really want to remove the engine, just kick it up enough to 
> get to the front oil pan bolts.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Eric
>
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: timnagin
>   To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>   Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2006 12:53 PM
>   Subject: RE: [DMCForum] jacking up the engine
>
>
>   Hey Eric, glad to see you haven't sold the car yet. I don't think 
> you will
>   have any problems doing this, especially after the weekender with 
> Ryder's
>   car at Brian's.
>
>   The worst part I know about would be breaking off part of the block 
> where
>   the engine mounts. Mark V. removed his entire engine and 
> transmission and
>   did a really nice job of cleaning up the engine bay and engine. He 
> has a
>   link somewhere on what he did so maybe he will reply with that for 
> you.
>
>   Greg
>
>   -----Original Message-----
>   From: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf
>   Of Eric Itzel
>   Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2006 9:10 AM
>   To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>   Subject: [DMCForum] jacking up the engine
>
>   Hey everyone!
>
>   I am thinking about dropping my oil pan to fix a leaky plug and 
> seal- so far
>   my debate is whether or not the job is too big for me to handle 
> because of
>   having to jack the engine up a little bit to get to those hidden 
> bolts. Just
>   how hard is that to do? Other than the two motor mounts, is there 
> anything
>   else that has to be undone/loosened to move the engine?
>
>   Thanks!
>
>   Eric Itzel
>   vin 4433
>
>
>
>
>
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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