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Technical 1950 Flathead Crankshaft Seal Sleeve Question

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by eicke, Jun 18, 2020.

  1. eicke
    Joined: Jul 30, 2012
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    Putting my Flathead back together. I didn't pay attention on which way the spiral goes on the crank sleeve when removed. Not sure the correct way to install. Am I correct by saying the crank/slinger goes on the side with the spirals closer to the edge(to the right side)? Either way I turn it the spiral will draw oil back into the engine but notice the offset in the spiral. If it was an easy changeout I wouldn't care as much. Any help appreciated. DSC_0067.JPG
     
  2. khead47
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    Just a guess. Spiral towards engine oil pan side.
     
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  3. C69A
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  4. The pic from C69A is correct .

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