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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
>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).
>>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!