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Old 06-21-2011, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by knappy4181 View Post
...Was given a quote of $718 and some change from the cheapest shop in town and I don't exactly want to swallow that much right now.... I'm looking to do it myself. Anyone got an update?

If you need to do this before long trip, then go ahead.

For your comfort, another E30 fellow did this and the oil pan gasket lasted 150K miles with NO leak! See thread #5:

Originally Posted by m123 View Post
I did the same thing my old E30 just used sealant in the cut b4 bolting it down and it worked fine drove it another 150k never leaked again. I made just 1 cut in the side middle area between 2 bolt holes.
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