Timing cover question

1968 -1970 Mopars

  1. pearljam724

    pearljam724 Well-Known Member

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    Small block - To remove timing cover, I realize it’s best to drop oil pan first. I also realize there is 2 bolts attaching timing cover to front of oil pan. Aware of oil pan gasket attaching to timing cover. But, can I remove timing cover if I remove front 2 pan bolts without dropping oil pan ? Im not worried about gaskets, seals, etc now. It’s all getting replaced. I just want to know if timing cover can be wiggled off without dropping the pan the slightest. I’d like to remove a broken bolt inside the timing cover now. Everything including the radiator and balancer is off.

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  2. JimCoronette

    JimCoronette Well-Known Member

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    I'm pretty sure you won't have to drop the pan.
     
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      pearljam724 Well-Known Member

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      It’s off thanks guys.
       
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