REAR MAIN OIL SEAL

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REAR MAIN OIL SEAL

Post by artificer » Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:54 am

Watched Wheeler Dealers Season 12 Episode 3 again this morning.
One might be able to find on YouTube or similar

This episode was about refurbishment of an MGA including a leak from the rear main bearing area.
A novel way to achieve this using a full circle oil seal, secured & sealed on the engine plate then running on a shrink fit sleeve on the crank flange did the job.
Easy to see what was needed in the video with full verbal description given.

Someone may wish to give this a whirl as it is not too difficult & might be a perfect solution replacing rope & neoprene type split seals.
Full circle seals are in perfect alignment with all modern sealing methods.
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Re: REAR MAIN OIL SEAL

Post by artificer » Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:06 pm

On review there is a major difference in the BMC/Leyland B series engine plate mounting to the engine block [ability to seal the plate to the engine block] v/s the L134 engine plate. This issue can perhaps be overcome with some simple imaginative engineering.
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Re: REAR MAIN OIL SEAL

Post by artificer » Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:32 pm

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Understand how system parts interact with one another. GOOD parts can then be established & the NOT GOOD problem/s part/s isolated for repair or replacement.

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