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Aug 8, 2023
Can the fd be replaced without pulling the engine, or is it easier to pull engine and complete drivetrain?

It can be removed and replaced without dropping the engine. It’s not a trivial job and the final drive has the density of the sun. You’ll need a wrench of the right shape for one of the bolts and there are other tricks I don’t now recall. Search around in the old archives.

Rick “has done it” Denney
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make sure you get the right gasket. theres a vent at the top thats critical

That's on the FD pan gasket correct? No vent on the FD to 425 gasket that I could see.

No one mentioned it but I would clean that sucker before trying to wrestle it down. It's heavy enough without it being all greasy.