Rear main oil seal - how far in?


RVANC
09-05-2012, 09:21 AM
There is more space in there than the oil seal is thick. So how far in do you tap the thing? 'Til it bottoms out? 'Til it's flush with the block?

Thanks.

RVC

carrfixr
09-05-2012, 09:34 AM
flush with the block that should have been where the old one sat. make sure there is no groove worn into the crank where the seal rides

RVANC
09-07-2012, 09:13 AM
Thank you.

RVC

Tech II
09-07-2012, 12:51 PM
If you are talking about an o-ring, there is a special tool to install it....

RVANC
09-07-2012, 01:10 PM
No sir, just a regular oil seal, similar to...

http://i896.photobucket.com/albums/ac164/RVanC/100_0544Arearmainseal-1.jpg

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