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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-04-2012, 08:04 PM Thread Starter
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Small Transmission oil leak, Need a little guidance

I have had a little, and I mean a very little bit of oil coming from the chrome cap on the gearbox. It doesn't even drip, just a little bit of oil accumulated around the bottom of the chrome cap. I know there is a seal in there, I was just wondering how hard this is going to be to change as looking at the exploded view of it, it looks fairly difficult, but so did the exploded view of the splines and that was a piece of cake. I have searched and found a little info on it. Thank yall for any knowledge you may be able to share on this particular procedure.

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Castrol GTX 10w-40
WIX- Gold oil filter Pt.#1356 @ Napa Auto supply $8.00
Seafoam-2 oz. to every other tank of gas @ Napa-$10
Yuasa M/F battery- YTX14AHL-BS
Lubed Splines- Moly EP Grease, 1lb. tub $3.49-Autozone Pt.#561753
Sprayed U-joint with Liquid Wrench White Lithium Grease- $3.99 Autozone Pt.# 828796
Castrol Hypoy C 80w90 Gear Oil $5.99- Autozone Pt.#991558
NGK Iridium IX Spark Plugs, $8.99(x4)=$35.96 Autozone Pt.#088394.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-05-2012, 03:38 PM
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If yout talking about the bevel gear & the chrome cap on that, If I'm not mistaken you just need to remove it & replace it. You shouldn't need to even remove it.
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After I did my engine rebuild mine popped out from the pressure created in the case. I just put some RTV silicone around it and plopped it back in. Seems to hold up just fine.

You can probably pop it off with a screwdriver.

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Thank yall guys. I will be taking care of it tomorrow.

1986 Vulcan 750
30,000 miles and counting
Castrol GTX 10w-40
WIX- Gold oil filter Pt.#1356 @ Napa Auto supply $8.00
Seafoam-2 oz. to every other tank of gas @ Napa-$10
Yuasa M/F battery- YTX14AHL-BS
Lubed Splines- Moly EP Grease, 1lb. tub $3.49-Autozone Pt.#561753
Sprayed U-joint with Liquid Wrench White Lithium Grease- $3.99 Autozone Pt.# 828796
Castrol Hypoy C 80w90 Gear Oil $5.99- Autozone Pt.#991558
NGK Iridium IX Spark Plugs, $8.99(x4)=$35.96 Autozone Pt.#088394.
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