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Re: Oil Filler
- From: robert.silas@xxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 14:11:07 +0000 (GMT)
- Subject: Re: Oil Filler
I have done the same what Tom Cutter suggests about 120,000 km ago. No leaks ever since.
----- Original Message -----
From: Tom Cutter <tpcutter@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thursday, October 18, 2007 8:29 am
Subject: Re: Oil Filler
To: rugby14uwh@xxxxxxxxx, oilheads@xxxxxxxxx
> <> unit......
> does anyone
> happen to know the name of it:) Or is it something I can pick
> up at
> the local
> I wouls not be so hasty. The metal screw-down units damage the
> bore with scratches that prevent any future sealing attempts.
> with time, the set screws can loosen so that the whole assembly
> rotates when you ty to remove the cap.
> Replace the two o-rings and the inner plastic ring. Use a piece
> of 1000
> grit WerorDry sandpaper, soaked in water, to smooth the surface
> of the
> painted cover where the o-ring seats. Manu times there will be a
> in the painted surface that prevents the o-ring from seating
> Smear a thin film of any god silicone sealant on the OD of the
> and reinstall. I have fixed about fifty of these leakers without
> installing any poorly-designed accessories.
> Tom Cutter
> Yardley, PA
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