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Trick I learned to replace seals

03-25-2010, 07:45 PM
I would like to share a trick I come up with, maybe someone else has done this before and I missed it. It took me about 20 min to change the leaking seal on my front cam seal and I will be trying this on my lower crank seal when time comes.
Took a sharp punch and centered it in the front of the seal and made a small impression on the seal. Then took a small drill bit and drilled a small hole in center of the ring portion of the seal. Took a small screw and screwed it into this hole, pulled screw with pliers and she popped right out!! Warning do not drill into the seal surfaces, I will post a pic soon as I get my home computer up and running.

Johnny Mullet
03-26-2010, 06:58 AM
I just replaced the crank seal on mine and took pictures. Used the screw method also. Here is the thread........

03-26-2010, 12:46 PM
Self tapping screws work well also. They eliminate the punch and drill which can be handy if the spaces are really tight.

03-27-2010, 09:26 AM
Thanks, same screw method works great! Do you have a thread for the distributer oil seal? I found doc's thread for the purchase of the O ring but not the replacement steps.

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