How to Install Oil Seals in Lip Direction?

Answer Oil seals, also known as metal-clad seals, are directional. If you install one incorrectly, oil will bypass the seal. Some seals have a garter spring behind their sealing area. This spring keeps te... Read More »

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How to Install Rubber Seals?

Rubber seals are used in numerous places all over your engine, and come in many different forms. The areas between an accessory and the engine block, fuel lines, hoses and body parts all use rubber... Read More »

How to Install Fork Seals?

Motorcycle fork seals serve an important function in maintaining the suspension of the front end of the motorcycle. The seal holds the fork oil inside the fork tube and keeps it from leaking out. T... Read More »

How to Install Teflon Seals on 440 Heads?

The Chrysler 440 cubic-inch V8 engine was produced from 1967 through 1983, and was the largest V8 made by the Chrysler Corporation. The 440 uses an umbrella-type valve stem seal to control the amou... Read More »

How to Install Fork Seals on an XR250?

The oil in the fork of your dirt bike is essential to proper function. In order for the fork to function correctly, there must be a constant and very specific amount of oil in the fork at all times... Read More »