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Old 12-10-2012, 07:28 AM
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Originally Posted by chagrin View Post
@mlukas161, here's a photo of the OFHG mating surface on the block after the oil filter housing was removed. In the left (before) photo you can see how much of a mess it was creating on the side of the engine. After I cleaned it up a bit, you can see things more clearly on the right. I was adding 1/2 liter of oil every 2k miles, so this was a significant leak.
Wow, thanks for sharing that photograph chagrin. I'm pretty sure mine is gonna be a mess as well. I just ordered the gasket today and will see how it goes.
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