Fits: 1994-2003 Ford F250, F350, F450, F550, E250/E350 & Excursion Superduty w/ 7.3L
As the 7.3L trucks get older, oil pan leaks get more and more common. One of the most frequent sources of oil pan leaks is from the factory dipstick adapter in the side of the oil pan. Typically, this is a fix that would require removing the engine, Strictly Diesel has developed a solution that can be installed in way less time and will fix the issue for good!
We've seen a number of interesting repairs on the stock dipstick adapter, most involving some sort of sealant like silicone...and some even involving epoxy type products like JBWeld. We've also seen the dipstick adapter nut over-tightened to the point of distorting the adapter inside the pan (in such a way that it would never seal again, even with a new o-ring).
- Solves leaky oil pan issues in older 7.3L
- Machined Aluminum
- Easy Install
- 1 x Dipstick Adapter
- 1 x Correct New Ford Dipstick O-Ring
- 1 x Detailed Installation Instructions
Whether you've got an oil leak now, or you're building a new engine and don't want to deal with one in the future, this Dipstick Adapter Repair kit is the once and for all solution! This kit completely eliminates the stock dipstick adapter, replacing it with a new machined aluminum adapter that features a double o-ring seal on the OUTSIDE of the oil pan. This kit can be installed with the oil pan still on the engine, and the engine still in the truck. Best of all, if the o-rings in this kit should ever leak, this adapter can be quickly and easily removed and reinstalled with new o-rings...all from outside the oil pan!
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So what makes this a 450$ part? Just curious
The billetness, and the conversion to USD to CAD. It includes OEM Ford gaskets as well.