Rear main oil seal

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Rear main oil seal

Postby 2wheelsadam » Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:21 am

So I will be putting new clutch in my super c. My first thought is well while I’m in there I should put a rear main oil seal in it. Does not seem to be dripping. Or should I just leave it alone. I’m not familiar with felt seals. I have read where they leak worse when your done. What’s everyone think?

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Re: Rear main oil seal

Postby Jim Becker » Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:15 pm

I vote for leave it.

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Re: Rear main oil seal

Postby outdoors4evr » Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:35 pm

If it isn't broke, don't fix it.
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Re: Rear main oil seal

Postby BIGHOSS » Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:52 pm

Based upon my experience. When I replace a non-leaking seal, the new one always leaks!
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Re: Rear main oil seal

Postby tst » Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:40 pm

I rebuilt one of those engines last year, the rear seal was several pieces of felt if I remember correctly, I would leave it alone if its ok


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