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Allison Transmission Oil Pan.

Discussion in 'GM Powertrain' started by ramptroll, Jun 26, 2009.

  1. ramptroll

    ramptroll New Member

    Is my oil pan a deep or shallow oil Pan on my 2006 Silverado HD 4x4 Duramax.
  2. Joeairforce

    Joeairforce New Member 100 Posts

    If it's the original pan it's shallow...
  3. 1st Synthetics

    1st Synthetics New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    It is shallow. Let me know if you need a filter or fluid for you project.

    You can look up all your filter and fluid needs here: Online look up guide
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2009
  4. tlperry68

    tlperry68 New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    I'd recommend keeing the stock pan. I have heard that the deep pans actually make it harder for the oil to be pumped. At least do a good search before you swap it if thats what you're thinking.
  5. 1st Synthetics

    1st Synthetics New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Deep pans are good for the Allison. There are no problems with the fluid being pumped that I have ever heard. I am on a Duramax forum also and there are tons of people with the deep pan and swear by them. I am going to get one for my truck before it's plowing season again.
  6. ramptroll

    ramptroll New Member

    Thanks guys mine is a shallow pan. Just needed to know because of the choice of the internal filter,which i change last wekend.

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