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Finally pulling....

...My engine to replace the rotted out oil pan.. I am really not looking forward to this, but as the engine is out and has 106,000 on the clock; is there anything else that I should do to prolong engine life (LP Oil Pump, Water Pump, Etc?) Should I replace the stock TC and Valve body now, or am I just throwing money out the window early and wait for the tranny to let go and then put the parts in??

I have two weeks.......
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I would check out the rods and mains why you have the pan off. This would be the best time to put a set in. If your not haveing any problems with the converter or valve body Id hold off.

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I'd switch out the water pump, could be about time anyway.

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I don't see what year your truck is but you make check and see if you have forged rods or not. If you don't now would be a good time

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i have about the same mileage on my truck and ill probably be doing the same thing in a year or two let us know how it goes.

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If anyone else is in the same boat as I am this week, check you fuel supply and return lines from the quick disconnect forward..... Mine were shot!!
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What are you plans... are you planning on injectors some day??

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