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  1. 1693ta
    03-09-2012 09:00 PM - permalink
    1693ta
    BTW, Good job getting the seal in with your home made installer. As far as the hydraulic Loctite, that's totally unnecessary. That wear ring wouldn't move even if you put grease on it! The permatex is just a bit of added insurance in the unlikely event the wear ring did leak.
  2. losfinch
    03-09-2012 03:14 PM - permalink
    losfinch
    The seal I got was the type with the teflon (?) seal with the wear ing as a complete assembly. I never broke it apart but simply pressed it on as a unit....just didn't put any hydraulic loctitie on it that I've seen others mention and that's what got me little worried.
  3. 1693ta
    03-09-2012 12:58 PM - permalink
    1693ta
    Just to let you know, there are several variations of that seal type. I am assuming that the one you installed is a teflon seal that comes with the wear ring as a complete assembly. There were some that did not use a wear ring and just had a nylon installation sleeve that dropped off as the seal went in. Those require no sealant (or oil) on the crank. They don't seem to be very common anymore. I had forgotten about them until this discussion. A conventional seal will just have a black rubber lip with no ring of any kind. Those require oil on the crank.

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    Early 99 F350 4X4 CC 7.3 Auto. A.R.E. Topper, bed carpet/bench inserts, Rhino grill guard, AIS w/sleeve, Fuel filler mod, GOS headlight harness, 02-04 Headlights, Rancho HD stabilizer, 06 Telescoping/heated mirrors with C-Btr Mirrors, Hella FF1000, Htr Bypass valve, front receiver hitch, Quadzilla XZT gauges, ITP Pre-pump/In-tank mods, Pioneer P5000UB w/XM radio, 4 Infinity Kappa 682.7cf, Fumoto valve, FIAMM Highway blaster horns, SS HPX, IDM mod, DP F5 (Stock,Drive-thru,60T,80E,120,80E-Mountain,1200), Walker BTM, RR, Dieselsite BRV, BTS Tranny (2nd one :-), 31 row tranny cooler, Bilstein shocks, Amsoil bypass oil filter, Stancor HD Glow Plug Relay, billet thermostat housing, front & rear parking cameras, Aux reverse lights, Heated Seats.

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09-25-2018
09:36 PM - Calico5 quoted losfinch in post Ghetto pressure test
Were you turning the motor up...
09-13-2018
01:45 PM - losfinch quoted ArcticDriver in post 7.3L Won't start Super fast clicking sound
I have also read the common pract...
08:21 AM - ArcticDriver quoted losfinch in post Oil for the 7.3L
Do you have any UOAs to post?...
09-12-2018
10:53 AM - losfinch quoted ArcticDriver in post Oil for the 7.3L
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12:18 AM - ArcticDriver quoted losfinch in post Oil for the 7.3L
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07-12-2018
04:43 PM - klhansen quoted losfinch in post Transfer case fluid change,differentials oil change
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07-11-2018
11:42 PM - losfinch quoted klhansen in post Transfer case fluid change,differentials oil change
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03-30-2018
11:57 AM - Trucker87 quoted losfinch in post Help! Looks like coolant in engine oil.
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10:37 AM - losfinch quoted klhansen in post Help! Looks like coolant in engine oil.
You might try pressurizing th...
03-29-2018
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Losfinch I don't recall h...
06-06-2017
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05-16-2017
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05-12-2017
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02-09-2017
09:18 AM - aclasshog quoted losfinch in post ABS light still coming on
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01-16-2016
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11-04-2015
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