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Rear main seal install

Has anybody installed a rear main seal without the Ford tool? If so how did you do it and did it leak. I am finishing a cam install and down to putting the rear main in and the motor is ready to go back in. Thanks for any help.

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good luck, the new rear main has a wear sleeve that must be pressed on the crank at the same time the seal is pressed into the rear cover.

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I kinda figured I would need it. I guess I will hit up my neighbor, he is the parts manager at a Ford dealer, he got me the tool to align the cam and crank so hopefully he can get me this tool.

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that is the way to go for sure. do you want the tool number? it should be in the same kit as the cam tool

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Did Ford ever get away from that plastic tool back to a real TOOL?


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that is the way to go for sure. do you want the tool number? it should be in the same kit as the cam tool
I came up with OTC#303-770.

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