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Old March 8th, 2013, 21:10   #1
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Default Strange plastic molded cover on my oil pan

So today, while was cleaning up underneath the newly acquired B4V, I noticed that oil "pan" was moving! I realized that its a molded cover that clips on to the bottom of the pan and it had the usual VW part numbers and writing.

I would take a pic and post it but for some reason I still am not allowed to do this

this also has a block heater with the proper three prong plug at the front of the motor.

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Old March 8th, 2013, 21:14   #2
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All the Mk3s had one of those oil pan covers, it's an effort to make the motor quieter.

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otherwise known as the "diaper" lol...
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Mine rattled, so I recycled it with some junk car parts.
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Old March 9th, 2013, 17:46   #5
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It probably looks just like this.



Vw makes a parts kit to but it back up. Very expensive though!
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