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Old 08-20-2018, 03:01 PM   #1  
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Looking for a rear main seal tool, anyone in the South East Michigan area? or anyone that want to lend or sale. PM me please
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You know the bread trick? It’s quite hack-y but I used it to do my rear main and it worked fine
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I've heard of it being used for pilot bearings, but not seals.
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I've heard of it being used for pilot bearings, but not seals.
i have the worst memory—you’re right. That was for the bearing. Iirc I just used a small metal pick to puncture the seal and pull it out
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I've 3D printed a few of these tools before. PM me if you want one, I can make one for you.
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Can you impact in 6 flywheel bolts on a 3D printed piece? Impressive...
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Can you impact in 6 flywheel bolts on a 3D printed piece? Impressive...
What are you doing impacting flywheel bolts to install a seal?
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Just a light impact in the correct pattern with my CT761 drives the seal in perfectly and quickly. The aluminum FM tool is great for that.
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I guess I don't know how much torque it would take, but it works just fine to set the seal at the right depth using normal hand tools...or just hands. I probably wouldn't use an impact on it, but I don't use impacts to install bolts for any reason.
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Hi all, I got it sorted out. Thanks for the interest.

Curly it was only yesterday you were only 55, time flies huh.
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