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Old 10-13-2018, 02:36 PM
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Anything to share on the build?
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Old 10-13-2018, 08:15 PM
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Not really. Pistons showed up 2 weeks ago. I dropped the flywheel off this week so they can get it all balanced. I plan to get a fitting and hose on the oil pan this week for easy clean oil changes. Been busy focusing on building the cab boat before it gets cold.

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Old 11-08-2018, 01:49 PM
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Drilled to match so it wont take hours to drain oil.


Found that with nothing more than re tapping the hole this fitting worked just fine. Put plenty of rtv on the threads, under the washer, and on the inside.


Before drilling.
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Old 11-11-2018, 03:40 PM
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did you use hi temp silicone? How far above the inside of the pan does the fitting protrude? You can get half couplings from a hydraulic supply house with the proper thread and counter bore face for the o ring to seal. Vescor/ LDI or DMIC should have them. The Motion Industries shop in Pensacola might have onr.
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