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Old 05-10-2011, 03:31 AM
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Engine oil dipstick tube

I'm lookin to buy an engine oil dipstick tube for my 2000 7.3 powerstroke. I kinda twanked mine while changin injectors. I can still use the one I have but it's kinda hard to get the dipstick back in once I pull it out. I'm in Jackson Michigan and the only place I can find one is the dealer and they want $60 (I thought that was high). I'll go there if I haveta but I was just wonderin if there's someplace out there that sells used or aftermarket parts like that.
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Old 05-10-2011, 03:32 PM
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I'm in livonia mi i looked and can't find one either my dipstick broke in side and i bent it to hell trying to get it out if you find a place let me know and ill do the same.
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Old 05-10-2011, 03:39 PM
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Tousley Ford out of MN. I got it for around $40. (651)484-7231, good luck
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I need to get a new one myself. I have to fight the dipstick out and in everytime I check it.
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I need to get a new one myself. I have to fight the dipstick out and in everytime I check it.
is that bed liner you have on your lower? looks mean
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is that bed liner you have on your lower? looks mean
Yeap, love it too!
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I too busted my dipstick. When trying to remove it the handle broke right off.
Was able to remove it with needlenose pliers and bought a brand new one from the dealer.
Its just as difficult to put down the tube as the original was.
Suspect carbon build up at the base of the tube?
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