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Re: Oil drain plug won't budge

Aw shit!  The most basic backyard mechanic thing and it has to be a
problem.  And I just put in the IA Stage III box from Ned.  Oh well.  At
least I can still drive it.  And what a drive!  What a difference.  Very
nice. Just had a short drive so far.  Will fill in more later.

Ed Kellock        QCUSA Member #2882
Lansing, IA - USA
91 200qw - Indigo blue, titanium leather
87 gt coupe - Alpine white, white leather, TSW Evo's

On Thu, 14 Nov 1996 17:27:39 -0800 Peter Henriksen
<peterhe@microsoft.com> writes:
>Possibly big ouch. It should be torqued to 22 lb-ft per Bentley.  Before
>you mess too much with it consider getting a trusted mechanic to do >it.
 The oil pan is aluminum and about $500 or so from the dealer.
>My mechanic said he's started using anti-seize on those oil pans. Had
>too many in with problems (so far, every one has eventually come out
>with help from a chisel or, in one extreme circumstance, which I 
>believe was on another lister's car, an air hammer to shock it loose).
>- peter
>>Time to change the oil on the 200qw and the drain plug won't budge >>AT
all.  I sprayed it with WD40 and will try later, but what torque is 
>>this thing supposed to be at anyway?  There's no way it should be
>>this tight.  Help!