Search



Go Back   MustangForums.com > Ford Mustang Tech > 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search

4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang Technical discussions on 1996-2004 4.6 Liter Modular Motors (2V and 4V) within.
Sponsored by Cruizin Concepts


Welcome to Mustang Forums!
Welcome to Mustang Forums.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!


Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-11-2010, 08:35 AM   #11
mard
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Mustang GT
Location: TX
Posts: 5
Default

i've called around for this part "oil filter adapter" auto zone or any of the other auto stores don't got it.. seems i either gotta go with the dealer or the junkyard.. $50 from the junkyard and $180 from the dealership... i called around as well to see how much it would cost to get it installed.. and best i've came up with is $50-$60.. i may have a shop do it for me as i don't have the exact tools do it. from research i did the hole is there stock.. and it is there to let you know it's gone bad.. but if that's the case i think that is horrible.. if you are unaware it went bad and didn't catch the oil leak in your drive way or down the street.. your engine will be gone.
This ad is not displayed to registered or logged-in members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Mustang Forums!
mard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2010, 08:37 AM   #12
mard
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Mustang GT
Location: TX
Posts: 5
Default

i dunno if i'm aloud to post links to other websites here but this is where i found more information about my issue

http://www.modularfords.com/forums/s...filter-adapter
mard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2010, 03:41 PM   #13
mustangman36578
2nd Gear Member
 
mustangman36578's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Vehicle: 2000 mustang GT
Location: michigan
Posts: 449
Send a message via AIM to mustangman36578
Default

it is the oil cooler. it comes on cobras. op is your 97 a cobra? that hole is supposed to be there it is a weep hole just like the water pump has. i would not go to a junyard and get one unless money is really tight. you will have to either go to a stealership or try your luck in the parts section on a few different forums. might be one on ebay too.
__________________

port and polished heads, JLT cai, FRPP500 cam kit, forged internals, APS head cooling mod, Eaton with 2.76" pulley, single blade throttle body, BBK lt headers and o/r H-pipe, bassani exhaust, T-56 trans, tubular k-member and control arms, coil overs, short throw shifter, 4.30 gears, rear end girdle, pro-link suspension adj upper control arms, 335 Mickeys. 472.3RWHP,500.9RWTQ 10.94 @ 125.97 mph
mustangman36578 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2010, 05:31 PM   #14
mard
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Mustang GT
Location: TX
Posts: 5
Default

my mustang is just a regular gt 4.6
mard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2010, 05:38 PM   #15
uberstang1
Chupacabra
 
uberstang1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Vehicle: 1997 Mustang GT, 2002 F150 XLT 4x4 Triton
Location: wilkes-barre PA
Posts: 9,387
MustangSVT97r
Send a message via AIM to uberstang1 Send a message via Yahoo to uberstang1
Default

I have an old 2v with, and an old cooler and the one on my 4v I will check to see if it has a weep hole because that hole def looks machined like cliffy said unless its some freak accident.
__________________
Street Car, 4v D1sc, 20psi,viper spec t56, Team Z/ UPR suspension.
SKELETON CREW RACING
uberstang1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2010, 05:59 PM   #16
FOURSIXALLDAY
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Vehicle: 96 ford mustang gt
Location: washington
Posts: 38
Default

replace the adapter do not jb weld or anything else the best way is to just replace it. i would do a little bit more research to see what is going on if i were you, because ive never seen something like that bfor. its a perfect hole. its wierd.
FOURSIXALLDAY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2010, 07:36 PM   #17
yamanx
1st Gear Member

 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Vehicle: 1998, Mustang GT
Posts: 111
Default

If you take off the oil filter are the threads loose on the adapter? I've seen the weep hole leak because the threaded shaft is loose.
yamanx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2010, 04:31 PM   #18
Rokgtar
2nd Gear Member
 
Rokgtar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Vehicle: 1997 Mustang Cobra (gone)
Location: Virginia
Posts: 373
Default

Mine leaked like crazy at the same spot - it is a weep hole - and there is a Ford gasket and O-ring kit you can buy from the dealer to repair it. I had a guy who worked for a Ford dealer do it for me on the side and no leak since. Contact the dealer and they should be able to get the kit for you.
Rokgtar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2014, 11:39 PM   #19
Gera
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Vehicle: 1997 ford Mustang GT
Location: Texas
Posts: 2
Default Oil leak

I have the same problem should I just buy a new adapter????
Gera is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2014, 11:43 PM   #20
Gera
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Vehicle: 1997 ford Mustang GT
Location: Texas
Posts: 2
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rokgtar View Post
Mine leaked like crazy at the same spot - it is a weep hole - and there is a Ford gasket and O-ring kit you can buy from the dealer to repair it. I had a guy who worked for a Ford dealer do it for me on the side and no leak since. Contact the dealer and they should be able to get the kit for you.
I just did that 3 months ago my self then took it to a deal and it just leaked all my oil out
Gera is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2014, 11:43 PM
MustangForums
Ford Mustang




Paid Advertisement

 
 
 
Reply

Tags
46, 98, adapter, coolant, engine, filter, ford, gt, housing, leak, leek, mustang, oil, starter, top

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Advertising

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
New Sponsors
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:00 AM.

© Internet Brands, Inc.


This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company
Emails Backup