National Parts Depot has it listed page 92 of 7th edition catalog. Yeah, I would attempt the repair first. New soft gasket and be careful on the install. Replace that rusted bypass outlet if you repair your housing.
1949 F-4 Built to drive--script bed.
1956 F350 Stock rebuilt script bed
2007 F150 SC. Driven once in a whle.
If there’s one thing that the government is highly skilled at, it is creating excessive amounts of bureaucracy and extra layers of red tape for people to wade through.