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Old 04-13-2012, 04:38 PM
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Re: Pans,Pans and More Pans

Well I did a little more research on the bed liner thing and found out that the state of Pa uses it on all their salt truck oil pans so since I bought it for them I might as well get mine lined too.A lot of different fleet vehicles use the stuff also. Since Tony found this Team Grand Cherokee place I figured I might as well start out with 2 new pans and ordered a new tranny pan for $58 shipped. I'm gonna have them both coated at the same time since the quote was only $20 for the oil pan. I'll post up some pics of the finished product.
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Old 07-01-2012, 09:04 AM
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Re: Pans,Pans and More Pans

Well guys this project is finally a wrap! Can't say I did this one myself but I was a little afraid of tackling this one on my own because of the y pipe issue. My local trusted shop did it for me plus the trans pan and filter while it was on the lift for $260(I supplied the parts). Still a good deal I think. When he drained the oil he figured WTF and tried to push on the bottom of the pan and his finger went right through! Talk about borrowed time!

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Now between the new power steering pump and this project I will have peace of mind this summer
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Old 07-01-2012, 03:40 PM
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Re: Pans,Pans and More Pans

Wow that oil pan was rusted to nothing! Definitely good piece of mind getting stuff like that fixed. Although you scare me, might be time to look into mine more. stupid rust...
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Old 07-01-2012, 08:31 PM
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Re: Pans,Pans and More Pans

Check it out good bro. It's really scarey how bad that thing really was compared to how bad I thought it was and you know I thought it was bad.
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Old 07-02-2012, 11:24 AM
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Re: Pans,Pans and More Pans

Great idea to protect the pans. I an considering some John Deere Muffler black paint. It is available in a spray can and withstands the prolonged exhaust heat produced by turbo diesel engines. It is spendy but works well. I like the idea of bed liner but the heat issue is a concern.
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Re: Pans,Pans and More Pans

Looks good man, i think i just found my next project
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