Adding Oil Pan Baffles and Trap Doors

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Adding Oil Pan Baffles and Trap Doors

Post by BBO Omega » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:55 pm

Is there any "Pattern" acailable for adding Trap Doors and Baffles to a square bottomed Oil Pan? What is best used for a Trap Door. Most I have seen look like door hinges.
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Re: Adding Oil Pan Baffles and Trap Doors

Post by ptuomov » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:04 pm

BMW uses rubber flaps from the factory. They believe they are superior to metal doors. Same style also available in bulk from I think Tomei?
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Re: Adding Oil Pan Baffles and Trap Doors

Post by RCJ » Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:34 pm

Speedway had a kit to add on to a sbc,it was around $25 .Had a trap door and a kickout.Worked good as long as you had the oil pan bolted to a block when welding.

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Re: Adding Oil Pan Baffles and Trap Doors

Post by ProPower engines » Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:47 pm

Stainless piano hinge is what is used in most pans with the pin replaced with a smaller sized wire to allow if to move freely and stop before jamming open.
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Re: Adding Oil Pan Baffles and Trap Doors

Post by ptuomov » Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:02 pm

This is what is in my car right now. I believe it works better with these (sump cover and walls with flaps) than without them. Front sump and pickup.
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