Originally Posted by deadend9009
No need to remove the exhaust, I've done two zetec pans with them on. You need to be quite creative but they'll come out. They are steel bolts into aluminium, mine came out easily. You DO want to make sure you torque them all the same so it doesnt leak. There are no gaskets, use RTV sealant on the pan prior to installation.
Hardest part is removing the pan, I used a plastic scraper that I wedged between the block and the pan. Its hard at first but it will come out.
I'm looking to replace my pan. Any tips to help it go smoothly? I don't want to have to drop the exhaust. About how long did it take? My SVT is my daily driver so I can't have anything go wrong in fixing it as I need a car to drive.
2003 SVTF #3947/InfraRed/Audiophile/H.I.D./Ford Racing Suspension/Ford Racing SVT Short Shifter/Custom K&N SRI/CFM 67mm Throttle Body/Steeda Strut Tower Brace/European Front Grill/European Air Deflector