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It's possible someone changed your transmission with an FX or FM. In that case it would use a different filter but I believe the gasket is the same. Here's a picture showing where the o-rings go.

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Will the data plate show exactly which transmission it is, or must the case be measured for that?
I have a paper showing three types, FX, MX and HX.
I´m almost sure that the data tag on my transmission starts with PBB-
Looking at the drawing, are there two loose tubes to the oil pumps? On my transmission there is only one loose tube, on the aft side. The front side is just a fixed tube connected to a larger module.
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The data plate will only show what it came from the factory with. There was one automatic option in '58, an MX unless it was an export. It would then have a two speed Fordomatic. The code should be a PBL-* for the 352 engine. If it's a PBB-* it's a 430 transmission.

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As far as i could see its a PBL-7003-*.
The last digit is difficult to see.
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It appears to be the correct transmission. Why the filter doesn't fit is still a mystery. Even if you are going to reuse the original filter I would still contact Rockauto and see about exchanging the Pioneer filter for an ATP B-41 filter and see if there's a difference.

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