Try tap out the hole to the next size. Than move up a size bolt. A lot cheaper and easy fix.
Thanks for the advice! I wish I was more adept at mechanical work. Haha. I will definitely start looking into that option though, is it an involved process or something a not so handy person could attempt? I've been able to do the brakes/rotors myself and replacing the headlight switch on the steering column (about maxed out my intuitive abilities)Try tap out the hole to the next size. Than move up a size bolt. A lot cheaper and easy fix.
There are actually other gaskets that should be replaced, like the 2 oil filter gaskets, the figure 8 gasket on the oil cooler hoses. Might as well replace those if you are dropping the pan.