Re: [DMCForum] jacking up the engine
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pulled the engine, degreased everything, resealed all engine leaks, 
valve covers, timing cover, front and rear main seal, camshaft covers 
on rear of engine, basically everything except the oil pan and heads.

Sanded, primed and painted the engine bay. Powdercoated some engine 

Got Transmission rebuilt and resealed.

Runs and looks awesome now.

You can read all about it here. or

Mark V

On Nov 25, 2006, at 11:53 AM, timnagin wrote:

> 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
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