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techtalk:evo:transfinal04 [2019/06/11 08:59]
ixl2relax [Shifter Assembly]
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 On installs, be sure to put tape over the splines on the shifter shaft before installing the oil seal to prevent the splines from cutting the seal. On installs, be sure to put tape over the splines on the shifter shaft before installing the oil seal to prevent the splines from cutting the seal.
  
-To increase the tightness of the oil seal, after installing the rubber washer, you might install one or two o-rings to take up the gap between the shift lever and the washer. The o-rings do not seal against leaking oil but, instead, they put additional pressure on the oil seal in the primary cover cavity, which does help to seal against leaks.+To increase the tightness of the oil seal (as often suggested by SportsterPaul), after installing the rubber washer, you might install one or two o-rings to take up the gap between the shift lever and the washer. The o-rings do not seal against leaking oil but, instead, they put additional pressure on the oil seal in the primary cover cavity, which does help to seal against leaks.
  
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