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rear main seal

Old 02-13-2008, 04:21 PM
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any info on replacing,does a stock 302 seal fit in a 331 conversion? THANKS
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Old 02-13-2008, 06:10 PM
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do you have a one piece? or a two piece? a 331 is a 302 block do diffrence in the seals...
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Old 02-13-2008, 06:12 PM
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you gotta pull the tranny. one piece just pops in and out. two piece is a lil more aggravating.
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Old 02-13-2008, 06:38 PM
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for a one peice, stick a screw into the seal, grab it with some vice grips, and pull the seal out.
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Old 02-14-2008, 12:41 AM
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I just did my rear main seal over the winter it was fairly easy the only problem I had was the trans fought me tooth and nail going back in.
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Old 02-14-2008, 11:11 AM
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with 2 people its not bad getting that tranny back in
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Old 02-14-2008, 01:58 PM
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I just did my rear main seal over the winter it was fairly easy the only problem I had was the trans fought me tooth and nail going back in.
Same here man, I was gettin pissed, not to mention I kept nailin my head on everything every 5 seconds.
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Old 02-14-2008, 04:32 PM
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thanks I guess ill give it a go saturday
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