Originally posted by Street King
OK I really don't feel like doing it. I had the money so I sent it out to a specialty rx7 shop. $230.00 for the job. The thing is he isn't using the Mazda gasket, he is using somthing like r-12, something like that. It's an adhesive. he says the Mazda oil pan gasket will just leak again and with this it won't happen anymore.
Is $230.00 a good price?
Hmmm, I've never heard of using R-12 as an oil pan sealant. It's a refrigerant. But yeah, if it doesn't leak again $230.00 is a good price. Oh, by the way, he did add some nice flat stainless steel washers under the bolts to more evenly distribute the torque, right?
If not, he should be