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Rope or Neoprene

What are the pro and cons of fitting a neoprene rear main seal as opposed to the rope seal on red or blue six?
Has anyone used the Neoprene seal and had good results from it?

Cheers, Mick.

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I don't think they are interchangeable.
If your motor left the factory with a rope seal you must use a rope seal in it.
David

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Old is good.

In addition, rope is better because it swells up and recovers whereas neoprene just wears out.

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Holdenpaedia, they're the brakes Mate.

there is a conversion seal for the rope blocks
works well
there's a guy on ebay sells them for around $35 ?? plus postage

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That is what I thought!
Have you used one yourself?

Cheers, Mick.

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yep used them a few times in red motors never had any
problems
the conversion seal is designed to replace the rope in the older blocks
so it will work without any issues

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Be aware ...

"The grooves in a rope type crank will obviously damage a neoprene seal, however, a neoprene seal with an offset lip was once available (and may still be) for use with a rope type crank. Cheers, Jeff.

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Holdenpaedia, they're the brakes Mate.

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