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Re: Oil Gasket???

On Fri, 19 Dec 1997 07:07:53 GMT, Phil Payne wrote:

>In message <199712182235.RAA59148@pilot012.cl.msu.edu> "Shane Allen Snyder"
>> I read a brief note here that a new oil plug gasket is required when removing
>> the plug from the pan.  Is this true???
>Yes.  If I buy an oil filter at my local dealer, the copper gasket is 
>automatically brought to the counter and handed over without a word being 

You are, without doubt, completely correct. I must confess, however,
that I have been consistently lax on this point, yet have managed to escape
disaster lo these many years. Now that I'm properly informed, I will
very likely drop an oil plug on the freeway at rush hour in the near future.
Thanks a lot.

DeWitt Harrison    de@aztek-eng.com
Boulder, CO
88 5kcstq