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Oil Pickup Strainer

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Hi Guys

 

I dropped my sump to do the big end shells yesterday and the oil pump strainer has come away from the pickup (I'm guessing I did it getting the sump off). It looks like it's only epoxied on from factory? Has anyone else had this? Is there a way to refit in a better way? I was thinking drill some holes through the top of the strainer and pickup and fix with self tappers. Not sure what the likelihood of them working loose is though?

 

Ta

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Good point. Really should have searched before I posted that.

I'll have a read, cheers.

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Hmmm, i was hoping to find a solution that could be done in situ. I certainly can't recreate your solution although that looks ideal.

Mine looks like yours did. Would using screws be a complete no no?

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I think screws could work, would want to use something to keep them from loosening.  Like maybe some with a deformed thread that can't come undone.  Or safety wire.

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Cool, will see what I can come up with.

 

cheers

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Been speaking to my (mechanical engineer) brother. Ordered some M3 button cap heads. Gonna try go through the entire unit (outside of the gauze) and use 2 nuts to prevent any coming loose. Will post pics etc when I'm able to have a crack at it.

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Not an amazing job but it seems to have worked.

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