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Seeping oil pan gasket, what to do? 200 1993

All,

I finally got my new 93' engine all squared away and it now runs great.

In the process of doing this, I replaced the oil pan gasket. I had to pound out several of the holes that had been over-tightened before I put it back together. When I did put it back together, I torqued the bolts to 8 ft-lbs.

Now after several idling events where I just warmed the car up for about 10 minutes or so, I am seeing some seeping on the passenger side of the engine.

I don't want to tighten the pan much more, but I know I have to so that this seeping stops. My current thought is to warm the engine up again so that everything expands as this is most likely what has happened, thus causing the seeping, then remove the stiffener and the just lightly tighten the bolts so that when they contract on a cold engine the seeping will stop.

Any thoughts as to what I'm proposing here?

Thanks in advance,

Matt

 





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