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post #1 of 18 Old 06-18-2009, 09:45 PM Thread Starter
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I have been lookin at oil coolers on ebay and seen one where they just change the main part in the middle then clean the housing and replace all the gaskets. Do you think this is ok or should I look at a whole new one?

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I'd go new, its cheap insurance.

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I just changed mine and the bottom cooler part is all you need and its a lot cheaper. wslmithjr1960
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the oil cooler rebuild kit is a good deal, there is absolutely NO reason to replace the cover or buy a "whole new unit"

You are getting more bang for your buck buying the one that has been rebuilt. The covers dont go bad its the internals that do, so someone please tell me why you need a full replacement unit.

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the oil cooler rebuild kit is a good deal, there is absolutely NO reason to replace the cover or buy a "whole new unit"

You are getting more bang for your buck buying the one that has been rebuilt. The covers dont go bad its the internals that do, so someone please tell me why you need a full replacement unit.
to the original poster;this is correct 100%. you do not need a "new" cooler. rebuilt is fine. FCDP corrected my oil cooler issues one week ago.

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so you think it would be best to buy on ebay or is there a good ford site to buy parts from at decent prices?

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the kit to rebuild is the way to go


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I bought mine on ebay,(just the cooler part), saved around 150.00 and it was brand new. So for me that was the way to go. wlsmithjr1960
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Come on now Adam, Oil Cooler delete is way better LOL

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"cooler re-build kit". only ebay??

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