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69Bowtie 03-05-2011 09:19 AM

dipstick tube
 
Can someone tell me how to remove this tube from the block of 65 327? I've tried pulling it out by hand and prying on the lip with a screwdriver but can't get it to budge. It appears as if it just presses in because there isn't any type of fastener holding it in. I'm afraid if I put to much pressure I might break it, I need to get it out to install a set of headers.

Thanks

bigdog7373 03-05-2011 03:30 PM

Pull it out. Nothing fancy.

poncho62 03-05-2011 03:49 PM

Broken off more of those than I care to mention.....spray some penetrating oil around it and wiggle it gently.

oldschool hero 03-05-2011 04:28 PM

Heat will help to loosen it.Don't get it red hot ,

freedom53 03-05-2011 08:20 PM

5/16 bolt down the tube and a set of vice grips wiggle gently


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