Nissan USA
Replacement Photos:
SR20DE Lower Oil Pan


Oil pan Here's a view of the upper oil pan and pickup from below. The baffle plate has been removed so all residual gasket material could be removed from the mating surface and adjacent areas.
Oil pan The baffle plate has been completely cleaned and re-installed. Note the difference in color. Having bathed in synthetic oil all of its life, the engine still collected deposits and varnish.
Oil pan The new oil pan has been installed.
Oil pan Look at that beautiful bead of Permatex Ultra Copper gasket maker! I simply squeezed the goo right out of the tube without an applicator. I only had about five minutes to take this photo.

Rick's SE-Rious Procedures

Original material is the creation of Rick Zotz, 1999, 1998, 1997, and has been contributed to