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Oil Changer, Stein Roger
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#809340 05/18/2020 6:58 PM
by DPO
Got my ‘71 Bonny going pretty good. She starts on the first kick an pulls strong in all 4 gears. I look down and oil is seeping from the bottom of the front PRT. The rear tube is dry. I do remember having a heck of a time getting that front “wedding band” to go over everything, I tried every combination of the seals provided but none were even close. I had .060 clearance on the head as prescribed, before I bolted it down. Is there a secret to getting those seals on correctly?? Please enlighten me if there is....Thanks in advance!
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#809352 May 18th a 07:57 PM
by quinten
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#809782 May 21st a 10:34 AM
by billygmd
All good advice and things to look out for. One other suggestion is by Hughie Hancox in his book "Triumph, production testers tales" page 106. The inner 4 barrel studs are in through drilled threaded holes. Oil can migrate up the threads and appear as an oil leak coming from the push rod tubes when in fact nothing to do with an oil leak from tubes. Something else to look at and easy to fix with some thread sealer. Good luck, will follow your progress with interest.
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