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Offline oldbikerbill

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Gear control cam plate plunger leaking
« on: 01.02. 2019 19:23 »
]Just got my old bike back up and running and I find it's leaking from the Gear control cam plate plunger, which is on the underside of the transmission.  I only noticed this because I sealed up all of the other leaks and I'm down to this one.  Is there a seal that goes on it ? Am considering using teflon tape on threads or some king of gooey sealer but I'd rather do it properly.
 
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Re: Gear control cam plate plunger leaking
« Reply #1 on: 01.02. 2019 19:26 »
the oil creeps down the threads I use ptfe tape and that stops it

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Re: Gear control cam plate plunger leaking
« Reply #2 on: 01.02. 2019 20:21 »
G'day Bill.
I use a pipe sealer paste that doesn't go hard Loctite 567. Also used on all sump plugs.
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