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Rear crankshaft oil seal - which side out?

PostPost by: JGeezer » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:03 pm

The lipseal has an open side (where the tensioning spring goes in) and a closed side. Which side faces in (toward the engine)? :?

Sounds like a simple question, but I can't find an answer or a picture, including the shop manual.

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PostPost by: types26/36 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:36 pm

Open side into engine......closed side to gearbox
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