Originally Posted by charliew
I would never wack a oil pickup. You will never know if it has developed a fracture after being wacked. Maybe heated with a torch and gently formed. We add a sheetmetal extra brace to the pickups we use to try a prevent any vibrations from causing a fracture in the pickup.
I like big pans with extra wings and swinging gates and I know the ones I use will not fail.
I didn't say to do it....lol