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What did everyone else use to seal the cam trigger mount on the cam cover?

Any suggestions, i have oil leaking out and its needs sealed somehow.
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What did everyone else use to seal the cam trigger mount on the cam cover?

Any suggestions, i have oil leaking out and its needs sealed somehow.
I too am very interested in that solution. Will keep an eye on this as I have got mine to do.
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Weld in a boss and use an o-ring for a seal ?

Or did you just bore a hole, cover it in sealer and hope ?

3-bond make some good stuff, silicone based isnt always ideal for oil.
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You can’t weld a boss as the sensor just has a grub screw to hold it in, I assume some form of gasket sealant is in order as you can only see the gap when held up to the light.
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You can’t weld a boss as the sensor just has a grub screw to hold it in, I assume some form of gasket sealant is in order as you can only see the gap when held up to the light.
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you could weld the sensor holder direct to cam cover instead of bolting it on and sealing
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Thats what i was thinking about doing but wasnt sure if i could.
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Thats what i was thinking about doing but wasnt sure if i could.
you can if you can tig weld on ac lol
make sure you bolt cover down to a plate and preheat before you weld it
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Bugger, we should have done that then Mark...too late for me now as paid to have it vapour blasted and then painted.
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Take the sensor mount off, smear some RTV around it and bolt it back down job done,
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Think I used a simple bead of Silicone

Hey presto.....
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