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papa scoops

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66 oil pan bolts
« on: October 09, 2019, 09:00:28 PM »
are the aluminum pan bolts same as regular 289 tin pan bolts? warshers? phred

Bob Gaines

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Re: 66 oil pan bolts
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2019, 09:06:21 PM »
are the aluminum pan bolts same as regular 289 tin pan bolts? warshers? phred
No they are longer because of the thicker pan rail . 66 used a Grade 5 hardware store looking hex head bolt . RBW makers markings.
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Re: 66 oil pan bolts
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2019, 12:01:35 AM »
 Check with Brant At Virginia classic Mustang. He has the correct bolts and the correct washers for the aluminum Cobra oil pan.
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Re: 66 oil pan bolts
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2019, 02:32:31 PM »
thanks guys. vcm to the rescue, parts on way. phred