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Old 05-12-2009, 12:13 PM   #1
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oil pan?

ok I have 97 TJ 4.0 I need to pull the oil pan I was wondering if there was anything keep my from just unbolting the oil pan and pulling it off. Like on chevys you cant just pull the pan down and off.

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Old 05-12-2009, 12:17 PM   #2
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you have to loosen the exhaust to get the by it one guy pulling on the loose exhaust and the other work the pan out. take it apart at the connection near the firewall than drop the pan. this is much eaiser on a lift

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Old 05-12-2009, 12:57 PM   #3
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i've never had the exhaust in the way, maybe its a tj thing. but the 4.0's i've done the exhaust isn't in the way.

the steering linkage prevents it from coming all the way down though, drop the drag link out of the pitman arm, and the pan falls right out.
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thanks guys.
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Old 05-14-2009, 01:14 AM   #5
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i've never had the exhaust in the way, maybe its a tj thing. but the 4.0's i've done the exhaust isn't in the way.

the steering linkage prevents it from coming all the way down though, drop the drag link out of the pitman arm, and the pan falls right out.
yeah, it's a TJ thing. They actually ran the exhaust where it's out of the way. Just now it's in the way of the pan.
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Old 05-14-2009, 01:44 AM   #6
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It's in the way of my '97 pan, that is for sure.
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:23 AM   #7
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well at least its nothin major or something that cant be removed thats in the way. thanks again for the help guys.

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