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Old 04-25-2008, 12:23 AM   #21
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OH.

I know aluminum is soft, I just cant imagine how long it would take to ratchet a drill bit through the pan, not to mention the physical strength required applied over that length of time.
He shows a socket-to-drill adapter in that picture too. He just used the socket so he could use the extension to be able to use the drill from outside the car.
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He shows a socket-to-drill adapter in that picture too. He just used the socket so he could use the extension to be able to use the drill from outside the car.
OHHHHHHHHHHHH.

I wonder if I can do that with some JB weld.

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due you can drill in the middle by the motor mount to it is not that hard and makes routeing stuff easier
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I know aluminum is soft, I just cant imagine how long it would take to ratchet a drill bit through the pan, not to mention the physical strength required applied over that length of time.
That was a good one... You definitely need some sleep after a comment like that.
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I drilled mine at a substantial angle, probably closer to 20 degrees. Tapped it straight.
That is actually a good point. I did the same thing. The pan is so thin that the drilled hole axis can be at an angle relative to the tap. Drill at an angle, tap it straight. That being said, do not go overboard with the drill angle.
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due you can drill in the middle by the motor mount to it is not that hard and makes routeing stuff easier
How do you get into there? Also, isnt the baffle in the way?
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