3B and AAN oil pan incompatibility

Claus Vegener vegener at post7.tele.dk
Tue Mar 26 00:23:49 EST 2002

The S6 baffles fit the 3B pan.
Just use an oil gasket at each side.
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From: "TM" <t44tq at mindspring.com>
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Sent: Monday, March 25, 2002 11:06 PM
Subject: 3B and AAN oil pan incompatibility

> Hi listers,
> I'm unhappy to report that using an AAN windage tray is not possible
> w/ a 3B engine, regardless of what I've been told. The oil pickup
> support, dipstick and other stuff interfere, requiring pretty much
> the entire windage tray to be cut in order to make it fit, which is
> no good.
> If you've BTDT and successfully fitted an AAN windage tray to a 3B,
> I'd like to know _exactly_ what you've done to make it work, because
> to my knowledge now, it definitely does not work. Removing the oil
> pickup support is not an option, according to my mechanic- subsequent
> failure of the pickup due to stress would cause instant loss of oil
> pressure, a very bad result.
> At least my dealership accepted my parts return.
> Taka
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