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Wedge List / Re: FI TR8 Front Oil Seal
« Last post by Zack on January 14, 2019, 06:23:20 AM »
Dave - Ibve been running this one for a while now with no issues, adds some

bling too...





http://www.thewedgeshopstore.com/aluminum-lower-harmonic-balancer-pulley-triu

mph-tr8/





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Wedge List / Re: FI TR8 Front Oil Seal
« Last post by Zack on January 14, 2019, 06:23:18 AM »
Dave - Ibve been running this one for a while now with no issues, adds some

bling too...





http://www.thewedgeshopstore.com/aluminum-lower-harmonic-balancer-pulley-triu

mph-tr8/





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Wedge List / aluminium cylinder head question
« Last post by Sujit Roy on January 13, 2019, 11:57:57 PM »
I have what appears to be a flat / unwarped head. measured with a

straight edge  in an X pattern across the head. The only problem is there

is a slight impression of the fire ring from the gasket on one end. Does

this impression need to go? Implying I need the head skimmed?



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Wedge List / Re: FI TR8 Front Oil Seal
« Last post by Tim Greenlee on January 13, 2019, 04:13:55 PM »
I have replaced the front main seal on several TR8's.  I had to remove the

radiator, fans and take the bolts out of the A/C coils and move it as far as I

could to get an impact wrench on the harmonic balancer bolt for removal.

Sometimes the bold can be very difficult to remove and you may need space for

a puller to remove the front pulley.  Not a fun job.



Tim
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Wedge List / Re: FI TR8 Front Oil Seal
« Last post by "Gary Klein" on January 13, 2019, 04:04:35 PM »
I had my harmonic balancer reworked at Dale Manufacturing

http://www.hbrepair.com/  Hebs overhauled a few for the TR8.  My buddy had

one done by him, too.







Gary
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Wedge List / Re: FI TR8 Front Oil Seal
« Last post by Darrell Walker on January 13, 2019, 03:20:23 PM »
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Wedge List / Re: FI TR8 Front Oil Seal
« Last post by fosmith@aol.com on January 13, 2019, 03:17:52 PM »
But my car is an FI version.



Just looking at this, at the very least, the electric fans have to come out

just get the pully off the end.BB  No room at all to clear it otherwise.

 Mine was FI too and I didn't have to remove the fans.B  And the ROM does not

mention removing the fans either.B  I know it looks tight in there but once

you remove the alternator pulley from the damper assy. (step 7 in 12.21.01 on

p. 40 of the ROM) you will have enough clearance.B  However, if you have to

get an air wrench on the damper retaining bolt, that MAY require removal of

the fans.B  I did mine with a breaker bar and a socket but I had to use a pipe

extension on the bar and that barely worked.B



Good luck!
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Wedge List / Re: FI TR8 Front Oil Seal
« Last post by Randy Tess on January 13, 2019, 01:28:40 PM »
Yes.  The fan frame bolts onto the Radiator brackets.







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Wedge List / Re: FI TR8 Front Oil Seal
« Last post by DAVID MASSEY on January 13, 2019, 12:17:04 PM »
Can you get the fans out without removing the radiator with them?B  The same

bracket secures the bottom ends of both.



Dave
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Wedge List / Re: FI TR8 Front Oil Seal
« Last post by DAVID MASSEY on January 13, 2019, 12:14:34 PM »
Bob, is this the one?

You can take this file to a Kinko's and have them print it out and laminate

it.



Dave
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