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Old 11-25-2012, 01:06 PM
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"X" pipe exhaust, for me, does not interfere with droping the tranny

Pogo posted a link to the "tool" to use for RMS ( one in my link died) although as mentioned the rear seal often does come with a olastic sleeve to help slide it over crank. Using the Teflon seal, which does install DRY, will go on better if using the plastic sleeve or the "kent Moore" exploding wallet tool. Then just use a wood block to cover and tap in or gently tap in in circle steps using a mallet

I will note before replaceing the RMS, REALLY confirm it is in fact leaking. It is way more common for rear intake gasket, oil filter adapter to leak before RMS. The oil migrates down from the leak source and "appears" to be coming from RMS. IIRC on the TC cover there is a slot to look up and see...been 7 years since I had an automatic :-)
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reading more and more im starting to think if it really is the rear seal that is leaking. where is the rear seal exactly located? I noticed my leak is comming from the front of the crank. i removed water pump, opti and balancer. water pump and opti seals were replaced. i did not see a trail comming from the front crank seal. maybe if I post how my leak began somone will have a different suggestion.
I've always had a slow leak like one drop per hour. I installed the supercharger and thats when my leak began to drip constantly. I would leave a trail of oil as i drove. im thinking that since i already had a slow leak, by adding the extra belt, that made one of the seals loose and caused a constant leak. constant leak only happens when i turn the car and noticed that its comming from where the red circle is located and drips all the way down to where the tow hooks are. can it still be the rear seal?




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if its not the front crank seal it could be the timing cover.
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reading more and more im starting to think if it really is the rear seal that is leaking. where is the rear seal exactly located? I noticed my leak is comming from the front of the crank. i removed water pump, opti and balancer. water pump and opti seals were replaced. i did not see a trail comming from the front crank seal. maybe if I post how my leak began somone will have a different suggestion.
I've always had a slow leak like one drop per hour. I installed the supercharger and thats when my leak began to drip constantly. I would leave a trail of oil as i drove. im thinking that since i already had a slow leak, by adding the extra belt, that made one of the seals loose and caused a constant leak. constant leak only happens when i turn the car and noticed that its comming from where the red circle is located and drips all the way down to where the tow hooks are. can it still be the rear seal?




No, what is pictured is the front of the engine. What you have circled in RED is the front of the OilPan gasket. If that is where your leak is, then time for a new pan gasket.

Tow hooks? Never seen them as a factory option on a b-body before.
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