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Old 08-25-2014, 06:50 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Saabeh View Post
I stopped just immediately dropping the pan on every T7 car I come across. Each one has been a waste of time. If they have a quiet motor with no oil pressure light coming on when warm, I just let them be unless they exhibit low oil pressure behavior.
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Originally Posted by bobg450 View Post
Pretty easy to just peek around in there (during an oil change) with some of the newer and cheaper high res. borescopes. Good for looking down into cylinders, etc. Get one with an LED light on the end. We have them @ work.

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Double ditto for both of these. Pan drops are becoming less critical with the cheapness and availability of lighted borescopes
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