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Old 12-01-2007, 04:48 AM   #1
rivman05
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Unhappy Rear Main Seal problem

Ok, Im back on here again. THanks for the comments and help guys and gals. I have a more serious problem now than the door issue. I have a rear main seal that needs to be replaced. Now I'm not a sub tech and dont know much about these boxters but doesnt the block split on them??? I called a few places and it would seem cheaper and easier for me to drop in an early 2.5 NA. I could use some real help with this one. Also I need to have a tranny seal replaced so I thought about having a shop do it when they do the trannys but it would be about an extra 400-500 to replace it. Its too cold for me and my brother to do a swap but if its gonna cost more than 800 to do it I can buy a boneyard 2.5 and drop it. Any insight would be awesome, thanks people.

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Old 12-01-2007, 07:35 AM   #2
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You do not split the block to replace it. Be careful in it's removal and installation.
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Old 12-01-2007, 08:02 AM   #3
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yeah if you live in alaska its probably not something you want to do out side. the trans has to be pulled to do it. its really not much of a job besides pulling the trans (and clutch if you got one) and replacing the seal. like mike said, you just have to make sure you install the seal correctly
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