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Is it absolutely necessary to have Joe's frame brace thingamabob to use the C6 pan? Im assuming the pan will just hit the cross member under the PS rack, but I don't have one in front of me to actually check this out. Really what I want to know, is can I make a c6 pan fit with a sawzall, grinder, or cutoff wheel.
 

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Is it absolutely necessary to have Joe's frame brace thingamabob to use the C6 pan? Im assuming the pan will just hit the cross member under the PS rack, but I don't have one in front of me to actually check this out. Really what I want to know, is can I make a c6 pan fit with a sawzall, grinder, or cutoff wheel.
Yes you can make it fit with air tools.
 

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You can used the c6 pan with a "modified" stock crossmember. Get with Greg (two-tons) I think he has some insight on the matter
 

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Thanks guys. Brandon just shot me a text, you can flip the cross member around, re-drill the 4 holes and the pan will fit.
 

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Spin it 180 or flip it upside down?:dunno:
 

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its a C shape stamped piece, flip it around so the opening of the "c" is facing the opposite way.
 

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A couple grinding wheels are a hell of a lot cheaper than buying that crossmember from joe... 3lbs savings isnt shit.
 

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A couple grinding wheels are a hell of a lot cheaper than buying that crossmember from joe... 3lbs savings isnt shit.
3lbs. may be negligible, but the structural rigidity and added stiffness to the entire front suspension is one other huge benefit with Joe's crossmember...just sayin'! But it certainly is a lot cheaper cutting the stock one a little...I don't even remember why I decided to buy Joe's crossmember, but I am happy I did!
 

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rigid smigid. I dont even have a front sway bar in! Max effort minimum money for me.
 

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A sway bar won't do much good in the front, especially with the flex you get with the stock crossmember. The LC32 crossmember will do wonders for the handling (honestly) but I get what you are saying...it's an expensive little piece!
 

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A couple grinding wheels are a hell of a lot cheaper than buying that crossmember from joe... 3lbs savings isnt shit.
3 lbs may be the difference between 12.001 and 11.999.

Just make sure you take a dump before hitting the track if you stick with the flipped stock crossmember. lol
 

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a few caffein pills usually gets out any excess weight.
 

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Quick question, will this also work on the awd or is this just a 2wd mod? and im guessing the c6 pan is a rear sump?
 

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No... the hole in the oil pan is for the front axle on 4x4 and AWD trailblazers...

only 2wd can switch to the C6 pan...

Quick question, will this also work on the awd or is this just a 2wd mod? and im guessing the c6 pan is a rear sump?
 

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Need to convert to RWD to run the C6 pan. Only option when retaining AWD is to mod the stock pan. HOB and RPM in Delaware are offering this service. Billy is no longer doing them.
 
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