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Old 01-08-2013, 10:15 PM   #16
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ATX pans have a round magnet in them. After 130k miles mine only had a fine metal sludge around it. You can magnetize the drain plug in the oil pan like you did without high tech industrial equipment. You just need another magnet and stroke the drain plug in the same direction.

As far as spelling - it's a personal thing for most people and at different levels of OCD. Most come here for an informal gathering to communicate solutions. I can look over some of my past posts and think - what the hell was that I was trying to spell. Or I knew how to spell that. Sometimes the brain gets ahead of the fingers and ideas.....
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Replaced #4 Piston, Rings, Rod+Bearings, AERA Re-Manufactured Cylinder Head and a light Hone. Then CLEANED the hell out of everything.
60k+ miles.
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