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Re: [TR] Timing cover leak

To: "'bill beecher'" <>, "'Randall'" <>
Subject: Re: [TR] Timing cover leak
From: "Bill Brewer" <>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:57:51 -0700
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     You can buy the fiber washer at a hardware store. I bought mine at a
Tru-Value hardware store in our little town.
     It has never really made a difference inside or outside of the timing
cover. My first engine rebuild I didn't know and put it on the outside. Next
time it was on the inside. No leaks either way.

     -Bill Brewer

-----Original Message-----
From: bill beecher [] 
Sent: Monday, July 27, 2020 8:39 PM
To: Randall
Subject: [TR] Timing cover leak

Hello List,
Just set the TR3 motor in and fired up for the first time, there is a small
oil leak at that post that goes through the center of the timing cover,
behind the pulley.  I just had a nut and washer on it, should I have gone
with an o-ring or fiber washer?  20-20 hindsight, should have put something
behind it.  

Many thanks,


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