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Borrowing the idea from another Detroit engine, the Coyote team developed a combination oil-pan gasket and windage tray, a must in a high-rpm engine. The inexpensive design gets the tray near to the crank without dragging. It was computer-modeled to check its deflection at operating temperature. The baffling in the 8-quart stamped-steel oil pan was carefully designed to trap drained oil, while providing just the correctly sized and placed entry slit to admit oil under braking. Not shown, the oil pump pickup tube was aggressively enlarged for higher flow. The tan thru-pan fitting is the oil-level sending unit.