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Nathan Dixon
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Username: dicko1009

Post Number: 4
Registered: 9-2016
Posted on Monday, 23 January, 2017 - 10:30 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IP

Just completing a full engine rebuild on my Bentley S1, and have come across Part # 7144, Wooden dowel oil seal rear crank bush, wondering what purpose it serves and if anyone else has used the original soft pine-wood seal.
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David Hughes
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Username: wedcar

Post Number: 62
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Monday, 23 January, 2017 - 01:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IP

Nathan
The wooden dowels act as oil seals on the rear crank bearing housing.
http://rrtechnical.info/sc/sc1/wshop/5.pdf
Please see page 20 (of 36) section E in the workshop manual.
Regards
David Hughes

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