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Oil pan gasket

Came up with what I was told was a 1992 2.3 liter for my aging 88 LX. First thing I start doing is put new pan gasket on the 2.3. Went to local supply got the gasket ripped the pan off scraped and cleaned mating surfaces. started putting the new gasket in the groove and noticed that the gasket did not even fill the groove to the top let alone extend above to actually seal with. the casting # on the pan start with F2**-*****. Whats going on do I have a 93 motor or is the supply house just selling something work or not?

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Well, the F2 means it is a 1992 model. If you have a 2.3L Mustang engine. The vin should be M. it is a 2.3L dual plug igintion(means it has 2 coills,No distributor).If you have a 87 to 89. You have a VIN A engine which is a lil different.

If you have a vin A. According to partsamerica.com(advanceautoparts.com) 1986-1990 oil pan gasket fits. If you have a 92. according to what I just looked up. It says that it will fit. If look up replacement parts. got to gaskets and look for see what vehicles it fits. Sometimes It will tell you all the vehicle that particular gasket will fit..

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