crankshaft oil-seal is in


Here is the crank-shaft oil-seal in place, using the plastic insertion tool (not shown) and all new shiny bolts are torqued down to 10 Nm. Sorry, Davy, but I didn’t ensure I had lined up the bolt-heads with each other.

I’ve also put the seal in with assembly lube on the seal surface and the surface of the bearing. It’s horrible sticky stuff, made of cancer I think. I wore gloves.

Hopefully I’ve got it right, because they’re £50 each to replace. and an engine out as well.IMG_2601

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    • You know, I felt dirty writing it, but I followed my torque wrench. I wonder what Apple predictive text makes of “torque wrench” coming after “followed my”.

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