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Old 07-13-2006, 09:28 AM   #1
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oil pan gasket?

to my knowledge i do not think there is a gasket for the oil pan is there?....isnt it the rtv seal or something of another?....i need a conformation for this plz


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Old 07-13-2006, 09:32 AM   #2
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Correct, its just silicone sealer
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if youre doing the job yourself, use Motorcraft TA-31 sealer when you put it back together. if the dealer says thats for a diesel, tell thats ok, thats what you want. It works the best.
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If you don't use what B16 suggested, at least use Permatex 'Ultra Grey'

It's available anywhere, and one of the best for applications that don't use a gasket.
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Good advise scott, thats just about the same thing. Ford designed this sealer for use on the 7.3L diesels oil pans. It doesnt leak, ever, lol.
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Yeah.. Honda uses one that's similar, before Permatex came out with the Ultra Grey, I used to use the Honda stuff on everything (ok that probably shows my age a bit...)
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We always used the golriila snot weather stripe adhisive, until the ultra gray.... Age -vs- tech...
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