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Old 11-21-2002, 08:27 AM
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You can remove the oil pan & front cover in the car but it isn't easy. Takes at least 10 hrs in the shop.
The lower guide rail should always be replaced, so you shouldn't worry about dropping the chain. Also the distributor drive gear may be worn as well.
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