Re: Rear sump (Eldorado) oil pan/dipstick tech
- Nope, not any more. I don't think that anyone makes dipstick tubes
for front sumps anymore.
--- In Cadillac_Performance_Association@y..., "evildudeprod"
> Doesn't MTS sell new dipsticks and dipstick tubes for both frontand
> rear sump pans?is
> --- In Cadillac_Performance_Association@y..., "tremorj10"
> <JOEOILER@A...> wrote:
> > Removing an old dipstick is almost impossible. The rear sump
> > dipsticks were bent at the factory after installation to fit
> > There are two dipstick holes in the Caddy block. The rear hole
> > for rear sump pans. The unused hole is pluggged with a metalrelocate
> > If you are converting to a rear sump pan you will have to
> > the dipstick tube.the
> > Thanks to Terry on the MTS board for this info:
> > I've never removed one in one piece-now I just saw them off at
> > bottom of the block and drive out the piece.
> > Measure the original first so you know how long it is and how far
> > is from the pan rail to the top of the tube where the stick goes
> > in.Then make your own from 3/8" steel fuel line and bend it back
> > crankshaft clearance like the factory did.Don't forget to put the
> > ball in the front hole.