Parking on an incline

Tim Leonard nard1 at
Thu Dec 19 03:37:39 EST 2002

Nose up. Pickup is in rear of pan which is also the deeper part of pan.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Gharibo" <cgharibo at>
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Sent: Sunday, December 15, 2002 5:24 PM
Subject: Parking on an incline

> I have recently relocated to an area where I have to park '91 20V Coupe on
> steep 35-40 degree incline. There is some valve clatter when I start the
> up that persists longer than usual.
> Therefore, I was wondering, for those that know the anatomy of the engine,
> pan/pump, etc, as to whether if it is better to park the car with nose
down or
> nose up to provide the best lubrication on start up.
> Or does it matter at all?
> Thanks,
> Chris
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