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Found the leak! 2.8 Oil Filter housing O-Ring

Also, I found the gasket.

http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/de...2295&ppt=C0026

However, it would seem that it's not leaking from the gasket really, (although if I'm going to remove the motor mount I might as well do the housing gasket.) but it seems to be leaking from the o-ring around the hold down bolt.

What kind of o-ring would work as a replacement?




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Re: Found the leak! 2.8 Oil Filter housing O-Ring

I'm pretty sure it's not an o ring. I think it is a flat copper washer. It's been a while since I replaced mine, but that's what my memory thinks...
My 3.4 had the typical oil filter housing leak, it was a gusher. I bought the Fel Pro replacement - they seem to be the best quality.

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Re: Found the leak! 2.8 Oil Filter housing O-Ring

Alright, yeah I looked at it again after I posted this and its rubber, BUT its also metal. I have a feeling an oil drain plug washer with the rubber center will work. Or I'll just use a copper crush washer.



I've had wayyy to many of these trucks. (Currently...on number 7)

1988 S-15 - 5.5/6 drop

1985 S10 Blazer 4WD

1998 Blazer ZR2 5 Speed!

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He only bought one wheel. So every picture we see is going to be a pic where either the rear or front is conveniently out of frame.

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Re: Found the leak! 2.8 Oil Filter housing O-Ring



It was an o-ring!

I got an o-ring from a $1 universal dorman kit. Worked great.



I've had wayyy to many of these trucks. (Currently...on number 7)

1988 S-15 - 5.5/6 drop

1985 S10 Blazer 4WD

1998 Blazer ZR2 5 Speed!

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3 doors for 1 and a half whores
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He only bought one wheel. So every picture we see is going to be a pic where either the rear or front is conveniently out of frame.

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Re: Found the leak! 2.8 Oil Filter housing O-Ring

Yep, my memory is soggy.
Must be the beer.
I am quitting that stuff.

O ring baby.

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2) '85 S10, 3.4, 700R4 4x4 stretch cab (Redneck)
3) '90 S10 2.5, 5 speed shorty
4) '91 S10, Built 3.4, 5 speed shorty (Voodoo)
5) '92 S10, 2.5, 5 speed shorty, (Barbie)
6) '92 S10, 2.5 5 speed, Shorty
7) 1979 LUV, Buick 3.8 V6, TH 350 Shorty.
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Re: Found the leak! 2.8 Oil Filter housing O-Ring

Hahaha, no problem.

As more and more of these trucks come out of the wood work, it's good information to have on the forum anyways.



I've had wayyy to many of these trucks. (Currently...on number 7)

1988 S-15 - 5.5/6 drop

1985 S10 Blazer 4WD

1998 Blazer ZR2 5 Speed!

Quote:
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3 doors for 1 and a half whores
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He only bought one wheel. So every picture we see is going to be a pic where either the rear or front is conveniently out of frame.

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Re: Found the leak! 2.8 Oil Filter housing O-Ring

That thing is a pain in the ass to get to is it not? I think I remember taking the exhaust pipe off on that side, removing the mount and jacking the motor up? The bolt wouldn't clear the mount bracket!!



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Re: Found the leak! 2.8 Oil Filter housing O-Ring

You have to remove the motor mount. and jack the engine up. It's a ****ing pain. Better then the 4.3s though and their damn oil cooler line issues.

As I tell people though - if you want something with tons of room to work on get a full size. lol.



I've had wayyy to many of these trucks. (Currently...on number 7)

1988 S-15 - 5.5/6 drop

1985 S10 Blazer 4WD

1998 Blazer ZR2 5 Speed!

Quote:
Originally Posted by fackinsteve View Post
3 doors for 1 and a half whores
Quote:
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He only bought one wheel. So every picture we see is going to be a pic where either the rear or front is conveniently out of frame.

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Re: Found the leak! 2.8 Oil Filter housing O-Ring

Yep...I also got a 93 Ford F-150 that I affectionately call Earl. Earl has the inline 300 inline 6 which incidentally may be the most bulletproof engine ever made. Easy breezy to turn wrenches on for sure. The 2.8 is actually very easy to work on too...Just a few a-hole repairs. That being one of them. The exhaust gaskets suck too.



1984 xcab s-10 3.4L GM crate engine 91 S10 TBI swap w bored intake, Edelbrock headers. 2" Rough Country Lift. Custom exhaust, shift kit, e-fan.


EFI swap https://www.s10forum.com/forum/f106/...e-help-513616/

My build thread (3.4L)https://www.s10forum.com/forum/f106/...stions-427168/
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