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Old 03-20-2015, 07:14 PM   #1
BeastianSTI
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Default Oil Leak - Reachable in Engine Bay?

Hey guys,

So I rebuilt my engine a year ago or so, and have a couple of pesky oil leaks. Nothing major, but I want to drive my car without smelling burning out at stop lights for once, dammit.

It looks like the leak is actually coming from one of the large hex plugs on the back of the drive cylinder head.

This isn't my engine in the picture, but I've put a red square around the plug that i'm referencing. Without pulling the motor, what do you guys think the easiest/most effective way would be to remove the plug, apply RTV and re-seal it?



Thank you all,

- Marcus
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Old 03-20-2015, 07:25 PM   #2
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Under the car, telesoping 3/8" extension, universal joint, hex drive.

I had a wee seep from the same one. Rtv, retourque done.

If you dont have one of these you should get one
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