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Old 03-11-2014, 07:18 PM
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Rear main seal replacement

I just pulled my trans to install a new clutch and downpipe and my rear main seal is just starting to weep oil. How do I remove the old seal without damaging the crank? Are there any tricks for this or for installing the new one? I'm trying to borrow a seal install tool but not sure if the shop has the right one yet. Thanks for any help.
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Old 09-01-2014, 06:36 AM
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Ever get this figured out?


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Old 09-01-2014, 10:58 AM
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a couple small self tapping screw and a rolling head prybar is usually enough to get the seal out. I get to use the installing tool so I really don't have any tips for getting the new one in, make sure you get the wear sleeve on though.
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Old 09-01-2014, 11:30 AM
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Thanks for the reply, I totally forgot about this rotunda kit my buddy gave me. Rear seal is out and I'm going to wait till I have flywheel bolts before I install rear cover and seal. Rear main seal replacement-imageuploadedbyag-free1409599695.133455.jpg


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Old 09-01-2014, 02:20 PM
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wow, did he give those to you or are you just borrowing them?
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Old 09-01-2014, 04:15 PM
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He gave them to me, plus a rotunda kit for the t case. He put a 24v 5.9 in his 04 350 like 5-6 yrs ago. Said he doesn't need them anymore. Lol score!


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