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Unread 06-06-2014, 07:23 AM   #1
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lifting engine by oil pan damage gasket?

Anyone that lifted the engine by the pan to replace mm have damage to pan gasket or rear seal from the lift?

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Unread 06-06-2014, 07:54 AM   #2
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I have done that numerous times with GM small/big blocks, V6's and the Willys 134's for various repairs and have never had a problem. I would assume the AMC pans are also stout enough for this but have not done that with any of them.
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Unread 06-06-2014, 08:26 AM   #3
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Unread 06-06-2014, 12:14 PM   #5
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Better to lift via the side-flange of the pan, than from the pan's bottom.
A 2x8 block of wood works well for this.
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