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Re: [TR] Front Crank seal

Subject: Re: [TR] Front Crank seal
From: "Randall" <>
Date: Sat, 7 Dec 2019 20:03:15 -0800
Cc: 'Triumphs' <>
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> While we're on the subject, how do all of you who have done 
> so, remove the front seal from the timing cover? 

I just lay the cover on the bench (flat surface) and go in from the front
with a hammer & punch.  Easier than trying to hold it down while you pry
from the back.

ISTR there was one that was pretty badly stuck.  It broke under the punch
treatment instead of coming out, so I used vice grips to pry it out from the
back.  But usually they just tap out.

-- Randall 
56 TR3 TS13571L once and future daily driver
71 Stag LE1473 - awaiting engine rebuild
71-2-3 Stag - awaiting gearbox rebuild 

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