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Anyone know where to find a 1/2" dipstick tube

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My flathead 6 engines oil tube cracked in half, luckily it came out with out pulling the oil pan. 

 

However now I can not find a 1/2" round x 5" long tube that will work. The engine is a 53 Dodge Flathead 6 cylinder. Any help is appreciated.  

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 If the tube that you buy is a little loose in the block, place a round shaft or 7/16' bolt in the end and hammer it on top of your vise to expand it. (hitting the sides will expand the dia. by thinning the wall thickness) Or you could add soldier to the outside and file to size.

 Leave the very end a little small in order to start it into the engine.

 Have you thought about copper tubing?

Edited by Roger Walling (see edit history)

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