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SVO: Re: Oil pan Question.



> I'd like to drop the pan and do a general health check on the bottom end
of my
> SVO. Maybe replace the oil pump with a high volume unit while I'm in
there.
> 
> Is it really necessary to drop the rack and the sway bar in order to
remove
> the pan with the engine still in the car ? The factory book says so, but
> that seems like a lot of trouble.

I had a 82 Capri with a 2.3. (same car)  I followed the book and NEVER got
the pan out.
Dropping the kmember is 8 bolts, and the strut tops.  Looks scary, *is*
easy.  You will need air though.

Dave
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