A long screwdriver with the end bent over at 90 degrees about 1/4"long and
insert from the engine side, lever in against the ring and hit with hammer.
If this doesn't work try using this device from the other side to pry the
----- Original Message -----
From: Douglas Frank <email@example.com>
To: spitfires <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Triumphcars
<Triumphcars@onelist.com>; Triumphs <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, February 14, 2000 6:07 PM
Subject: how do ya get them dang oil seals out?
> Now I just *know* someone out there has solved this problem. Fess up! :-)
> I'm trying to get the front oil seal out of my GT6's bellhousing.
> assumed it was just rubber and began worrying it out with a knife blade--
> enough to bung it up good; but I can't get it out. I finally got rid of
> rubber by soaking the thing in acetone, and now I can see the problem is a
> steel ring that looks like a press fit. It's in there so tight that
> useless. The only other idea I've had is heat.
> any BTDT much appreciated!
> Douglas Frank Compaq Computer Corp. Friendship, n.
> ZKO 110 Spit Brook Rd. A ship big enough to carry two in
> 603-884-0501 Nashua, NH USA 03062 fair weather, but only one in foul.