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944V8S Modified Moroso 20140 Oil Pans

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944V8S Modified Moroso 20140 Oil Pans

Post  gt1scca on Fri Dec 11, 2009 7:24 pm

These ain't leakin'...

Double welded, true flange within .05", ground smooth welds on the outside, and
ready for some high-temp "glamourizing"...

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As far as the pickup (Moroso #24050) - I just don't feel right marking up a $95.00 pickup tube, when the stock LS pickup can be modified, or you can buy the pickup for the same price I can.
It's up to you guys...I'll provide the pickup if you want me to...

Just running it by ya first.
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Re: 944V8S Modified Moroso 20140 Oil Pans

Post  944-LT1 on Fri Dec 11, 2009 8:16 pm

Nice. Im using the Milodon 18290. Cheaper.

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Re: 944V8S Modified Moroso 20140 Oil Pans

Post  robstah on Sat Dec 26, 2009 9:04 pm

Hmmm. What about the dipstick? Looks like the 5.3L I have has a hole for the dipstick in the stock pan.

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Re: 944V8S Modified Moroso 20140 Oil Pans

Post  gt1scca on Sat Dec 26, 2009 9:54 pm

The Moroso 20140 has a hole through the baffle on both sides, neither of which were covered up when the mods were done. Check the middle picture, right beside the welded in plate...
Other (passenger) side is mirrored.

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Re: 944V8S Modified Moroso 20140 Oil Pans

Post  robstah on Sun Dec 27, 2009 12:15 am

I do see them, but where does the dipstick go through the block? Here's what I have on the LM4:

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Unless it's hiding behind the engine mount, I have no clue outside of where it looked like it was cast into the block but not drilled.

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Re: 944V8S Modified Moroso 20140 Oil Pans

Post  gt1scca on Sun Dec 27, 2009 1:33 am

You're not gonna like hearing what I see...

The block does not appear to have a provision for the dipstick tube.
(Yet, anyway...)
It's attached to the oil pan.

Here is the factory boss (behind the motor mount), not yet drilled for a tube...

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Can / should it be machined? Yep.
You'll have to pick up a tube (GM #12570787 / Dipstick GM #12570788)
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The Moroso 20140 distance from the center of the DS hole to the rearmost (flange) bolt-hole center is 9.0 inches.


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Re: 944V8S Modified Moroso 20140 Oil Pans

Post  gt1scca on Sun Dec 27, 2009 1:59 am

LS1Tech.com fix...

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Other than the weld spatter, you get the idea.
It shouldn't be extremely difficult to do yourself, actually.

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Makin' It Easier...

Post  gt1scca on Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:01 am

Here's the latest Moroso 20140 modification...
2.5" X 10.375" overall.

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Extending the modification to the end of the pan simplifies cutting, fab, and welding. Also, this modification simply looks better, and I will be contacting Moroso with a "what if" inquiry...

If Moroso adds a part number for the 944 / LS oil pan, and approves me as a dealer, well...
How easy would that be? (If the answer is not what I'm hoping for, I can still have the 20140 modified myself without any problem...)

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