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Old 04-18-2019, 10:43 AM
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Question Rear main seal issue ?

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This may be a bit of a stupid question but I'd just like to make sure. I recently bought a 350 SBC I know the basic stuff and I'm in the process of learning about these engines. When I hoisted it to raise it a bit the engine was leaning backwards a bit so basically the flywheel was down and the pulleys were higher. I noticed oil slowly leaking out of the area by where the flywheel mounts. Could this be a rear main seal issue or just because the engine was tilted ?

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Old 04-19-2019, 07:42 AM
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If the seal is letting oil pass by from gravity, it will not likely withstand crankcase pressure when engine is running. Might be a good time to look at doing main bearings and seals
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