This Michigan company offers an oil fuel filter bowl repair kit that it says makes an old filter like new. It eliminates the need to change heads when you only need a new body. The kit includes a new filter body, replacement felt cartridge, new center bolt, new vent screw, new bowl, center bolt and vent screw gaskets.
Contact General Filters Inc., P.O. Box 8025, 43800 Grand River Ave., Novi, MI 48376-8025; (248) 476-5100.