small oil leak at the main engine seal / bearing

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small oil leak at the main engine seal / bearing

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Post by Olde blue » Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:52 pm

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My 68 fl has a small oil leak at the main engine seal / bearing....is there a way to fix this without major repairs
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Re: small oil leak at the main engine seal / bearing

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Post by RUBONE » Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:49 pm

The output shaft on a '68 was never designed to truly seal, as it opened into the enclosed primary cover. There are aftermarket seals available, but they do nothing about the area between the splines and the sprocket spacer.

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