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Robvald 03-11-2018 12:48 AM

Found one-Looking for an oil pan for a 80 hp ford Lehman 2712E
 
Anybody have one ?
Thanks , Rob

Lepke 03-11-2018 02:52 AM

This business buys and parts out engines: Surplusman : Home Page
Also, if the engine had an farming use, there are tractor junkyards across America and Canada.
Or find a business that rebuilds them. Often they have engine pieces.
http://www.bomacmarine.com/ford-lehman-engines.html

Ski in NC 03-11-2018 03:24 AM

What is wrong with the one that came with the engine? A good welder can fix a lot of problems.

Robvald 03-21-2018 09:52 AM

I put a hole in it trying to lift the engine to change motor mounts. Bad move on my part. I will remove the pan and assess the damage this weekend. hope it is repairable. no luck finding a pan.
Thanks,

Fishing Fool 03-21-2018 10:01 AM

Looking for an oil pan for a 80 hp ford Lehman 2712E
 
Did you ask Brian at American Diesel? My mechanic here has lots of used Lehman motors and parts and Iím asking him for you, Iím in Tampa area

Robvald 03-21-2018 10:38 AM

Yes, Brian was my first call. I might have a lead on a used one that is close to me. I am just hoping the casting #s match.
Thanks

Xsbank 03-21-2018 03:41 PM

Weld it. Its just mild steel. Clean it thoroughly first. Do it step by step allowing it to cool between beads so it doesn't warp, if its cracked, stop-drill it. Should be an easy repair.

Robvald 03-28-2018 06:09 PM

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FOUND one in Oakland Ca. Just last week.Just a short drive away from me. What a job ! I had to lift the engine up to the floor boards to get the old pan out/new pan in. I hope to never do that again !
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Robvald 03-28-2018 07:14 PM

Thank you all for the comments and support . BTW the pan is cast aluminum. I now check anything Iím putting pressure on with a magnet.

timb 03-28-2018 07:24 PM

I bet that made a mess . glad you got it fixed .did the floor give any?

Robvald 03-28-2018 07:51 PM

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I placed a vertical support from the inboard stringer to the floor system at each end of the mocked A frame. It basically transferred the weight onto the inboard stringer. The wood came from a scrap pile at work. I used a 2 ton come-a-long at the rear of the engine and a 2 ton rated ratchet strap around the pulley simply because that is what my brother and I could pull together on short notice. so I got out of this one pretty cheap I guess. I paid $300.00 for the pan that came off of a seized tractor motor ( is what I was told) the guy threw in the new gasket. And I plan on buying my brother dinner for helping me on his free weekend . It was a sweet moment when we got the engine down on the new supports on Sunday afternoon. I hope to get the motor going this weekend.
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Larry M 03-29-2018 08:30 AM

Great success! That was quite the hole. Pretty hard to repair that.

Robvald 03-30-2018 01:55 AM

Found one-Looking for an oil pan for a 80 hp ford Lehman 2712E
 
I put a vertical support from the stringer to the floor member below the mocked A frame. There is a support below each end of the A frame. Worked fine. I had a 1 ton rated Come-a-long at the rear of the motor / trans and a 4000lb rated ratchet strap around the front pulley.and a safety chain as a backup.


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