3rd piece R&R - replace all seals?

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3rd piece R&R - replace all seals?

#1 Post by Gordon Watkins » Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:57 am

When removing and reinstalling the third piece, should all of the seals be replaced, even if the engine was rebuilt within 10-15K miles? That would include the various oil seals, generator stand gasket and case gasket, fuel pump and distributor-ring. What about the pulley end oil seal?

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Re: 3rd piece R&R - replace all seals?

#2 Post by Ron LaDow » Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:09 am

Gordon,
You should be able to tell if any of the elastic seals have taken a set from heat, but I'd replace any paper gaskets, since they 'take a set' the first time you fasten them in place.
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Re: 3rd piece R&R - replace all seals?

#3 Post by MICHAEL FOSTER » Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:38 pm

Good insurance against having to do the job twice. Replace them. They are CHEAP!

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