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#10188 - 04/18/06 12:44 pm Timing side oil leak  
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I finally got my '68 Lightning running last weekend. New carbs did the trick. My problem is a persistant oil leak form the lower front timing cover hole. I have pulled the inner timing cover two times to check for any problems and have not seen anything. I used hymolar to seal the inner casing to the case since it appeared that I wasn't getting a complete seal at the leaking point. Is there any sealant I could put on the threads that would help? Thanks for the help.
Steve in Ohio



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#10189 - 04/18/06 3:26 pm Re: Timing side oil leak  
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Use loctite stud retainer or thread locker, it seals the threads as well.


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