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smilee_54

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smilee_54

hey guys I am tring to replace the prop shaft seal on a 1966 18 horse fasttwin. I have everything taken apart. I can't seem to figure out how to get that seal off of there. It almost seems like its pressed in any advice would help thanks

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Surface Tension

Refresh my memory. Didn't the 18 hp fasttwin have the split gear case?

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smilee_54

yes it does I have the shaft out and the gears just trying to figure out how to get the seal off

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eurolarva

My old chrysler had a seal in the bearing cage that I worked on for 4 hours before I could finally get it out. I was sure the carrier was built with the seal in it. A combination pliers was the perfect tool. When I got it out I used a deep socket and pounded in the new one instead of using an arbor press. Yours might be different. Hope this helps.

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Surface Tension

I just did this to two outboards last year and have one waiting to be done. I'm having a hard time picturing the seal. Yes its pressed in, a coat hanger with a small hook should be able to grab the seal and work it out. Post a picture if you can or send it to me.

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smilee_54

yea I kinda hashed it a little bit useing a screwdriver to tap it out but its didn't work I will try to send U a pic here when the childrn go to bed

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smilee_54

pics were sent to your yahoo address surface tension thanks

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