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oil pmp pickup

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by bigbadchev84, Apr 15, 2005.

  1. bigbadchev84

    bigbadchev84 1/2 ton status

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    how far off the bottom of the oil pan should the pickup ideally be? i am making my own deep sump oil pan. thanks
     
  2. 89GMCSuburban

    89GMCSuburban 1/2 ton status

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    I think you'd like about a half-inch to an inch. When you make it, put some soft clay in the bottom where the pickup will be in the pan, bolt the pan up, and remove. Measure thickness of clay and.....voila!
     
  3. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    no, more like 1/4" to 3/8", 1" is much too far.
     

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