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hpop leak wont go away!

alright i have a 99 7.3 i noticed its was leaking from the plug in the back of the hpop ive changed the o-ring with a "Viton" oring which is for high heat and oil and put a liquid thread sealant on the threads which works great for like 15 min then it starts leaking pretty bad from the o-ring? i didnt over tighten it and tear the oring so i have no idea why this keeps happening any help?
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Which plug are we talking about?

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You will get some axle wrap with a heavy trailer, I can feel it when towing my gooseneck with some heavy equipment. My Deavers will wrap enough to make the tires rub the front of the rear fender well if I give it too much throttle on aceleration.
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well after blowing out another o-ring last night i decided to try a copper washer seams to be working no leaks
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That is strange. Where did you find your orings at? Are you sure they are the right size?

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That plug should take a #906 ORB o-ring.

If it still leaks, something strange is happening, like a twisted o-ring when its installed, or perhaps a ding or scratch in the o-ring land, causing it to leak by
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