Holden V8 Rear Main Seal Installation.mp4

Plenty of theories about how to best install a rope rear main oil seal in the Holden V8 block from the HJ model years through to the last ones produced in the VT Commodores. We've found this to be the most fool proof procedure. A bit long winded perhaps, but if you do it this way your rear main seal will not leak.

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