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dropped socket in motor

Im helping a buddy do oil cooler and hpop with hpop off he dropped a 5/16 socket into the motor. We have looked and tried a magnet with no success on seeing this thing. If you guys have any suggestion it would be great. At a stand still. thanks
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Borescope maybe?



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good idea ill try that
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May be the same thing but i have one of those video scopes like you buy at homodepo. It provides color video and has a magnet atachment for the end.

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There's a good possibility that it just dropped into the oil pan. If you can't find it with a bore scope pulling a pan isn't to bad of a job just to check. Just an idea.

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thanks for the input we finally got it out. Luckly it fell to the oil pan and with a magnet and some patience it come out.
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