I'd check the seal seat where the filter meets the machined surface of the
engine. I have found old seals on occasion to stick there, unnoticed when
changing the filter. This can cause leakage. Also, make sure it is tight
enough, but not overtight- hand tight + 1/4 turn
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mo & Dave MacKay" <email@example.com>
To: "Triumph Mailing List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, January 08, 2001 9:34 PM
Subject: Re: Leaky Spin-On Oil Filter
> I bought a Purolator-style unit from TRF and (later) one from Moss. Both
> I just live with it.
> Dave MacKay
> TR3A 68639L (O added)
> >Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2001 07:32:27 -0500
> >From: "James Fowler" <email@example.com>
> >Subject: Leaky Spin-On Oil Filter
> >I have installed an oil spin-on adapter and filter on my '60 TR3A. It
> fairly >heavy leak that is dripping from the end of the filter. What are
> other >experiences with this system leaking?
> >Additionally which Puralator oil filter fits this unit?
> >James Fowler