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Old 09-22-2011, 07:42 AM
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Originally Posted by cn90 View Post
If you look at Thread #26 above, the gasket comes off in one piece, so no worry about bits and pieces falling inside.
This is because the rubber is bonded to the metal frame.
Yeah I just did this and the rubber was so old and stiff it all fell into the pan when I removed the old gasket. It just flaked apart when I worked the old gasket out. I cut the old gasket to facilitate removal but pieces fell in both when I cut it and when I tried to remove it.

I'm going to have to go the entire distance now and finish dropping the subframe completely in order to fish out the bits of dead rubber.
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