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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-18-2006, 12:39 PM Thread Starter
 
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Does anyone know what this metal piece in the picture is called? I have oil leaking from it, around the gasket. I can't figure out what it's called. Help?
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the entire assembly is the front bevel gear assembly the break down of the parts can be found on ronayers.com using the on-line microfiche.
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There are a couple of O rings inside there....
P/N 671B2565 "0" RING,65MM (smaller one)
P/N 92055-1306 RING-O (larger one)


But I don't see any other seals? (atleast going by what I see at Ron Ayers)


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There is an O ring that fits before the shims and the like where the clutch mechanism is. PN 92055-1306. I would imagine that if it is damaged, it would leak oil.
The other alternative is the gasket that seals the front bevel gear housing to the engine. When I reinstalled mine after the rebuild, the gasket got damaged and I leaked a fair amount of oil out of it. I ended up fixing it by removing the front bevel gear, cleaning the mating surfaces, and then using high temp RTV as a gasket. Havn't had a leak from there since.

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