14454Re: [Amel] main prop seal removal
- Sep 29, 2013Dave,I just tape up the tip of a very large flat screwdriver and pry the seals out.it takes about 5 minutes.I have done this every year for the last 10 years .ericsm 376
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From: Bill & Judy Rouse
Date: Sunday, September 29, 2013 11:59 am
Subject: Re: [Amel] main prop seal removal
> I do not know if it is the best, but I know it is not the worst.
> 1. Drill a small "pilot hole" in the seal.
> 2. Screw a 2 or 3" machine screw into the hole
> 3. Use a claw hammer to remove the seal
> Repeat for each seal
> Press the new seals in place with the old wear bushing and a
> piece of pipe
> large enough to go over the prop shaft and long enough to use a
> mallet to
> drive the seals home.
> Also, in the files section you will find this file: Shaft
> Bushing and Seals
> It is in the folder titled, "C Drive & Propeller Shaft, Seals & Wear
> Bushing also..."
> Hope this helps.
> BeBe, SM2k, #387
> On Sun, Sep 29, 2013 at 3:35 PM, wrote:
> > **
> > What is the best method to remove the old main prop seals on
> 1998 SM?
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