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Molded Gasket/Windage Tray

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  1. moparlee

    moparlee Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone tried one of these one piece gasket/windage trays for your big block? Looks kind of slick and would eliminate two leak points. Two gasket surfaces rather than four.
    If you tried one, did you use it with the factory oil pan with the long indentations between the bolt holes?
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    I have not used one personally but I have heard very good things about it , all of the 3rd gen Hemis use a similar part
     
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    We bolted one in on my 383 and the fit was perfect. Haven’t fired it up yet so I can’t say anything about the seal and leak factor. Really cool idea, I think it will work great. It is used with a new Milodon 6 qt. hemi pan.
     
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  4. moparlee

    moparlee Well-Known Member

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    Did you use any sealant or just put it on dry? Does the Milodon pan have the indentations like the factory pans or is it just flat ?
     
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    Fishgutz Well-Known Member

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    We bolted it on dry, just like using a big O ring. The pan is mostly flat with a few stiffing ridges.

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  6. moparlee

    moparlee Well-Known Member

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    I used it on my 440. So far so good. No leaks. I think it's a great idea.
     
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    Someone used their head when they designed that.
     
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    Ralph Well-Known Member

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    I purchased one for my 383 challenger.
    The manufacturer recommended sealant on the side of your stock oil since it is not flat.
    Anyone used sealant on the oil pan side ( I am using a stock 402 pan)
     
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    moparlee Well-Known Member

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    Did you use on it a factor pan?
     
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    moparlee Well-Known Member

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    I was wondering about the same thing. The embossed indentations on the factor pans seem almost wider than the rubber ridges on the one piece tray/gasket. I have not installed mine yet.
     
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    Ralph Well-Known Member

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    would like to know as well
     
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    Yes. Factory pan. No sealant used at all.
     
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    I have a spare 7 quart I took a pic of if it helps. It’s flat. I like the idea of that windage tray. Just makes sense. Didn't see that when I built mine. Using gskt on both sides. Knock on wood no leaks to date.

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