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|08-16-2011 10:13 PM|
|mag659||Thanks for the feedback! The Permatex blue sounds like the way to go.|
|08-15-2011 09:11 PM|
This type seal is meant to be pressed in place with an arbor and press. In the real world the old seal works pretty well when combined with a vice. I'd imagine you can gently tap it into place. A socket with a slightly smaller O.D. than the seal makes a good press tool if the old seal is damaged.
My sealant preference is Permatex Ultra Blue. A bit more expensive but it can seal on oily surfaces, doesn't stink, and is easy to work with. Its the only sealant I used to use on industrial printing presses because oil leaks suck.
|08-15-2011 05:56 PM|
Installing New Stator
I am in the process of installing a new stator and the directions obtained off of our forum have been great. I have two questions at this point (ready to put back together):
1. I ordered a new oil seal for the gear shifter lever as advised. I had to dig and wire brush the old one out of the crevice of the case and it the process I found 2 spring type washers. The question is, how do I get the rigid rubber oil seal in the crevice? If I could bend or fold it, I would be able to get it into the crevice, but it is rigid and does not bend easily.
2. I have seen 2 recommendations for installing the inside stator cover gasket, the black sticky material and the Red RTV. Is there a consensus? I belive that Lance was fairly strong about using the black.
As always, the groups input on these two issues are greatly appreciated.