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Old March 9th, 2006, 04:19 PM   #1
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tried changing the oil on my yj and the pan bolt is stripped, now it just turns in place, what can i do??
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Old March 9th, 2006, 04:25 PM   #2
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get another pan....

KillerB may have one and he is close to you... it isnt that hard to change whil in the vehicle.
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Old March 9th, 2006, 04:26 PM   #3
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i suggest drilling a hole in that pan first to save urself a facefull of oil when u take the other pan off that is still full
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Old March 9th, 2006, 04:39 PM   #4
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They have these "repair" oil pan plugs you can use, I ran one for a long time. It's kinda like a wing anchor, push it in and it stays in, you just loosen it or tighten it to drain the oil and seal it up.
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Old March 9th, 2006, 05:45 PM   #5
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welt a nut on it.

easy fix.
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Old March 9th, 2006, 05:54 PM   #6
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Dorman or sometimes the HELP! aisle in PoopBoys has a slightly oversize self tapping repair bolt, but I'd just change the pan as you won't know when you've lost the plug until the oil pressure guage reads ZERO...
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welt a nut on it.

easy fix.

Obviously I read the problem wrong.

sorry

ignore that.
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Old March 9th, 2006, 06:04 PM   #8
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Obviously I read the problem wrong.

sorry

ignore that.
Actually, not a bad idea if you are a decent welder, a beginner will just make more drain holes....I have no idea how good of a welder muddslinger is so I hope no offense taken, none meant...
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Old March 9th, 2006, 08:59 PM   #9
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ill think ill try to find a replacement, that would be the easyest for me.
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