1963 timing cover oil leak

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olroberto
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1963 timing cover oil leak

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Post by olroberto » Tue Sep 07, 2004 6:07 pm

I have an oil leak coming from the oil passage screw on my timing cover. Is this screw an adjustment screw for oil flow on the outside top end oilers? If so how do you adjust it for proper flow without it leaking?



Cotten
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Re: 1963 timing cover oil leak

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Post by Cotten » Wed Sep 08, 2004 3:00 am

Olroberto!

No, the screw through the cam cover does not regulate flow. It is just a banjo bolt.

We must assume that it is the seal that is faulty. With luck, it will be the only thing. Originals were copper or perhaps brass. They cannot be reused too many times, as they work-harden.

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