can someone give me a step by step of how to do this
please and thanks
Oct 19th: UPDATE!!!
thanks to everyones help we got the oil pan out
we also had to replace the front cover so we did some extra stuff
Heres some pictures
1st!!!!! drain the oil and coolant
jack her up and put her on jack stands and take off the tires
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then we took out the fan shroud, fan clutch, fan, belt, water pump and the pulley and every ting else in the way and attached a chain for hoisting 100_1006.JPG 1.13MB 42 downloads 100_1005.JPG 1.04MB 41 downloads
seriously consider investing in a harmonic balancer puller it will save your sanity
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remove all the skids plates and unbolt the front drive shaft and the exhaust
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get a front end service kit the take out the steering linkage bolts and the tie rod then turn the steering wheel all the way to the right
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unbolt the shocks and move them out the of the way 100_1003.JPG 850.53KB 30 downloads
then attach your crane and lift till tension and unbolt your 2 motor mounts you can get to them from the wheel wells.
(no pic sorry)
then hoist it up as far as you think it can go without hitting anything
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unbolt your 2 diff mounts and wiggle it out of them and push it as far forward as you can.
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then take out the oil filter lines and the oil filter attachment thingy up in the block, dont forget the gaskets and the oring up in there
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then start unbolting the pan bolts.
pull out the two black rubber things near the back of the pan
there are two nuts way up in there you have to take out also.
after all bolts are out give her a good whack and she'll come loose.
then wiggle and shimmy it out of their but not too hard dont screw up the oil pick up screen and it should come out. 100_0988.JPG 1.47MB 93 downloads 100_0989.JPG 1.46MB 70 downloads 100_0995.JPG 1.14MB 124 downloads
and there you go!
one of these if helpful also
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be sure and keep track of all your parts and nuts and bolts 100_0987.JPG 936.04KB 76 downloads
your gonna want to do this in a building too its a good 13-15 hours minumum 100_0984.JPG 1.01MB 59 downloads
as for putting it back in
we havent gotten that far
we still waiting on the oil pan to get here
if you have any questions or comments feel free to contact me!
Edited by chevywheeler, 21 October 2009 - 03:45 PM.