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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Jun 23rd, 19, 06:49 PM Thread Starter
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Question Whose balancer repair sleeve?

I have an annoying oil leak at the balancer. I want to install a sleeve and new seal, but there seems to be a bunch of different brands and styles since I did this fix on another car years ago.

Suggestions?

(Iíll rebuild the engine and replace everything at some point, but Iíd like to stop the leak for this summer...)

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Re: Whose balancer repair sleeve?

Chicago rawhide speedi sleeve is what we used to use. FWIW
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Re: Whose balancer repair sleeve?

National Seal has a good one too.

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Re: Whose balancer repair sleeve?

I have always bought the Fel Pro front cover gasket set that comes with the sleeve. Never had a problem with them but really have only used a few over the years.

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Re: Whose balancer repair sleeve?

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I have always bought the Fel Pro front cover gasket set that comes with the sleeve.
I like like that it comes as a set, good idea, Iíll look for that...

Thanks all!!!

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Re: Whose balancer repair sleeve?

I've used National. They come with an installation tool. Nothing fancy but it does the job.
I'm not sure Felpro comes with the tool.

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