[Healeys] rear oil seal in tranny

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Wed Sep 29 07:57:14 MDT 2021

Doesn't hurt (sometimes I do, sometimes I don't). I'd use Hylomar or 
something that doesn't harden or say 'adhesive;' could make it very hard 
to remove (hopefully, not necessary--again). Very thin film only, most 
of it will get pushed out anyway.

On 9/29/2021 5:08 AM, Tom Felts via Healeys wrote:
> May have mentioned before---but anyway----had BJ8 tranny and OD 
> rebuilt----supposedly a new oil seal was installed in the rear drive 
> shaft.   Added oil.  It leaked out of the back of the seal.  Pulled 
> nut, removed seal.  now waiting for new seal. when I put it back, 
> should I use a smear of Permatex around rear of oil seal and on the 
> splines if the drive shaft?
> BTW--I'm doing this while the tranny is installed.
> Thanks Tom

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