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There are a couple of threads about this issue so I picked the one that seemed to have the most information.
I ground the metal lip and used the below improvised threaded rod to pull the seal into its seat. No success. My challenge was keeping the outer ring straight. It would get slightly cocked and the metal lip in the inner piece would slip into the outer, deforming it.
I'd appreciate any suggestions on installation. Right now I'm trying to decide if I should just put the old style in or to get another new seal. I have ruined two seals so far and need to improve my installation success.
Thanks in advance!
I think I also had to taper the end of the seal shell to get them started. Where that light blue area is. I just used a thin coat of RTV to replace the moulded on light blue stuff.
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