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Wilf

Gearbox end-plate gasket

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The end plate on my 1983 NA gearbox weeps oil and whilst not at a terrific rate is enough for there to be a constant drip on the casing. I'm tempted to whip it off and renew the gasket, but am I opening up a whole can of worms in doing this? Any "gotchas" in the wings? Would be done with the box in situ.

Wilf

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Just did my end plate. No gasket, just sealant.

I used Threebond 1211, but I understand Loctite 518is the go.

You can do it insitu, but you'll have to remove the muffler.

Edited by rlc

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Is this true for all other joining surfaces? SJS only sells gaskets for the input shaft housings so I'm guessing that all of the other joining surfaces use a sealant?

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I have just done a rebuild on my gearbox and the only gaskets that i have bought are for the input shafts. Otherwise Loctite is you friend :respect:

Cheers,

Bjorn

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