View Full Version : going to do gaskets\oil done this weekend.
11-07-2012, 09:16 PM
This weekend hopefully we are going to try to get this done.
Front pad sensor
Front pads:Pagid oem:
Spark plugs: Bosch: 6
Valve cover gasket set
Oil canister gasket:
have I missed anything while its open. I hope the valve cover gasket solves my oil leak, i'll know more once we open it up.
looking for 4 used snow tires.
11-08-2012, 07:59 PM
went to a small shop after i put on the snows, the guy said my leak was the oil pan gasket,
from what I have read, most people say its the oil filter canister gasket, its drips so muchs it travels all over the bottom so its hard to tell unless you really clean it. that gasket always gets brittle and cracks, has anyone done this, easy? 2 hour job?
11-09-2012, 01:54 AM
Do your VCG and OFHG then use a degreaser and clean the block. This will make it easier to spot leaks after. If your oil pan gasket is leaking (highly doubt it) it's a real pain to replace it. To drop the oil pan you have to drop the entire front subframe and support the engine from the top.
If you do have to remove the oil pan, I strongly suggest welding or safety wiring your oil pump nut to the sprocket. The nut tends to back off if your engine regularly sees sustained 6k+ rpm, which causes a complete loss of oil pressure and your engine becomes a boat anchor.
11-09-2012, 08:52 AM
thanks will do,
here is a link, in case anyone else needs it.
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