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Backyard does backyard engineering

On Thu, 16 Feb 2006 00:08:13 GMT, Backyard Mechanic
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>Frank <> wrote:
>> My daughter has a 99 explorer ... I dont know
>> why Ford didnt just put the drain plug in the bottom of the pan,

>What category does the Explorer fall into?

what diffrence does it make?
>Ever look at the oil pan of a vehicle that's been used off-road?
>Or run over a few curbs?

yes not a mark
>I feel your pain.. but if it bothers you that much, try cutting a piece of
>rain gutter to deflect the oil down into the drain pan

admitt it
ford is about $$$$$$$
and it would cost $$$$$ to design a proper pan
mass production


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