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Rear Oil Seal Continues

O.K. I got the pan off. Thanks to all who gave additional instructions. Now...Inside the pan there is an oily grit kinda cooked onto the walls of the pan. Hand wire brushing with some elbow grease and kerosene takes some time. Any other solvents that would make the job go faster? I am going to end up useing a drill/rotary wire brush on the outside to facilitate painting. There is also a plate welded inside the pan that I will need some kind of solvent action to clean, no way to get a brush in there. ??
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Re: Rear Oil Seal Continues

Try letting some good solvent sit in the pan. Bit the discoloring isnt going to hurt anything inside the pan. I used some spray on paint remover on the outside of my pan, took off paint grease left a nice shiney (bent & scraped) oil pan, clean with soap & water and paint. Though about using some black bedliner stuff on it, but decided a rattle can of engine paint would look better.
You didn't mention what engine you have, but look for a one piece oil pan gasket. alot easier, and I've had good luck with them sealing.
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Re: Rear Oil Seal Continues

There's no reason to get the inside of the pan exceptionally clean. After you've removed everything that's loose, let it be. But if you must, try spray-on oven cleaner. It does a good job with baked-on oil.
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