[urq] More from the dark side...

Albert Ng alng at expert.cc.purdue.edu
Thu Mar 1 16:39:07 EST 2001

Hi All,

I think the old MB 300E 4matic has the pretty much same design too.

Albert Ng
'87 5kcst

On Thu, 1 Mar 2001 cobram at juno.com wrote:

> Todd Young <tyoung at wamnet.com> writes:
> > Just FYI, Chevrolet is running an axle through the oil pan on their 
> > new I6 engine. The differential actually attaches right to the oil pan 
> > and engine block! If you think about it, it saves weight, not just 
> > ground clearance, no seperate mount needed for the differential. Sure
> will 
> > play havoc with the guys looking to jack up the suspension though.
> Not exactly a new concept at GM, my old Eldorado used to have the split
> oil pan.  There was something to be said for a 500CID engine and front
> wheel drive.
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