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Old 09-26-2020, 05:46 PM   #168
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Originally Posted by snailmale View Post
Turns out I was dumb and you can indeed hammer in the crankshaft seal with a 2" PVC coupler, ideally with a matching cap, and a rubber mallet. Total cost: About $7 ($4 PVC + $2.50 hammer).

It's a little deeper on one side but well within the 0.25" margin called out in the Bentley - it just drives my inner perfectionist mad seeing it. Still need to get under and tap in the bottom side of the seal just a tad more.
You can still order some of the seal drivers for these for relatively cheap if you can find em. If not you can always PM me and I can rent one out to you. Iíve got the installer for every oil seal on the B21/23/230 engines.
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