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06-17-2019 02:33 PM
riotrob I replaced because it was tough getting loose without flexing it.
But new was only $35
06-17-2019 07:41 AM
cmunsell Very timely, my 2013 is in need of lower gasket work as I type. Is it best practice to replace the pan as well or simply clean off the old and replace with new sealant?
06-16-2019 09:39 AM
riotrob
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Originally Posted by Larry1013 View Post
From the 2015 Ford Workshop DVD. Nothing mentioned about letting the TA-29 skim over. Just apply small bead and install pan.


Yes this is what I found also.
06-15-2019 02:13 PM
ZMANN Thanks Larry and Mchonda2

I can't believe there is no wait time like there is on most RTV


Link == see #5 https://www.permatex.com/ten-common-gasketing-mistakes/
06-15-2019 02:01 PM
Larry1013 From the 2015 Ford Workshop DVD. Nothing mentioned about letting the TA-29 skim over. Just apply small bead and install pan.
06-15-2019 01:44 PM
Mchonda2 Ford Ultra Silicone Sealant TA-29
06-15-2019 10:50 AM
ZMANN that supreme grey stuff.. i think I remember reading that it supposedly best installed on a spotless surface and with the motor inverted ?

unless a 6.7 tech chimes in I vote gasket with a light coating of sealant
06-15-2019 10:22 AM
HeavyAssault Last I had any sort of gasket discussion with people I was told quite frankly the Ford grey (7.3L stuff??) was the top choice to use.



Using a small bead of gasket maker on a true physical gasket can't hurt either.
06-15-2019 06:32 AM
riotrob
Oil Pan Gasket or Gasket Maker?

Which is the bast way to go in the 2016 250?
I have both in my hand.
Help me decide.

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