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    Any suggestions for (simple) straightening method or leveling out the oil pan flanges (mating surfaces to block) ?

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    A 1/2" diameter brass or aluminum rod and hammer. Lay the lip on a solid edge, such as the edge of a solid work table.

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    • #3
      You can also scuff them, upside down, on a cement floor, to see WHERE they need straightening! (TIP# 193)
      Bill Tricky

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