I am wondering how to pull the oil pan on a 69 t-bird 429, without removing motor mounts


Asked by Feb 25, 2014 at 11:58 AM about the 1969 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have the pan unbolted and I am not sure if there is a way to get this pan off without lifting the motor. The crossmember and counter weights on the crank seem to make this job harder than it looks.

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If you figure out how to do it without removing mounts and jacking engine, let all of us know. Not a lot of slack in that 429 setup so I don't think you will ever be able to pull it without raising it. good luck.

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