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  1. hoosierdaddy

    hoosierdaddy FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    I've installed a Kevco M-302 oil pan and my stock dipstick hits the pan and won't go all the way in . Do I simply modify the dipstick to work with this pan ? I've sent a message to Kevco but I haven't heard back yet . Kind of hoping others on here have encountered the same problem .
     
  2. xLURKxDOGx

    xLURKxDOGx "An angel fat, at satan's feast"

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    Did you do a dry fit at all? I had this issue only when using it with a windage tray, it somehow forced it into the block and took a bunch of grinding. I was lucky I did a dry run or I would have been fucked. Hopefully you get it sorted out.

    Jake
     
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    inertia Well-Known Member

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    Try putting a slight bend in the last inch of the dipstick, so if it's just hitting the windage tray, the bend may guide it past. Try both ways.
     
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    • 1994redram

      1994redram FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      What dipstick are you using? Stock magnum or stock LA?
       
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      • hoosierdaddy

        hoosierdaddy FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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        I'm using a stock LA dipstick and I got a response from Kevco with the same recommendation that Inertia posted .
         
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