Joe Peck wrote:
> It looks like I'm going to be pulling the engine in my 80 B and
> replacing the rear main seal this weekend. Does anyone have any tips
> or suggestions?
> There was a note on the list awhile ago about towing your car a long
> distance. Well, I towed my car about 600 miles on a u-haul tow dolly,
> with the front wheels on the dolly and the car in neutral. Now I've
> got a massive rear main seal or front transmission seal leak. Next
> time I'll disconnect the drive shaft like someone suggested. :-(
> I suppose I'll need to examine the clutch to make sure oil hasn't
> gotten on it and ruined it. Can oil on the clutch ruin it, or would I
> just need to wipe off any oil that might have gotten on it? The
> clutch only has about 5000 miles on it. I haven't driven the car
> since it's been towed.
joe, always replace the clutch disc, pressure plate and release bearing
while the engine is out. you can't afford to go back 6 months later to
do the same operation for a clutch. do it all. yes, we sell new kits.
thanks, ted schumacher, ts imported automotive, pandora, oh 800/543-6648