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Old 06-14-2020, 07:28 AM   #1
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On the Y block the rear seal is held in place by 2 bolts
can you tell me what size they are and what type they are?
I have not seen that type of bolt head on any of my other cars
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Old 06-14-2020, 10:07 AM   #2
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they are special bolts.some take a 12 point socket others take an allen wrench.they are 5/16
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Old 06-14-2020, 10:45 AM   #3
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thanks Darrell, I'm sure it must be a socket...

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Old 06-14-2020, 11:04 AM   #4
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I use a 3/8 drive 3/8 12 point deep socket. On reassembly, I use a dab of sealer on the threads because they go in to where oil lives. I also use a dab of sealer on the very end of the seal holder, and the very ends of the parts that press in the grooves.
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i was talking about bolt size but see you wanted socket size.
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