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G104 oil filler: paper gasket.........?

1660bob

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Does anybody know of the (normal) existence of a gasket ring fitted under the gearbox filler G104? When i removed mine one was fitted under there- and i doubt it had ever been removed before.I cannot find any reference to a gasket here, and i wonder if anyone else has found similar- its a simple gasket paper washer, quite thick, say 1-1.5mm (which would affect dipstick reading a tiny bit I suppose) Did Vincents fit them from new but never let on, or is mine an addition? Cheers, bob.
 

A_HRD

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There was no gasket on mine when I removed it not so long ago. But I do think it's a good candidate for a little o-ring in a machined groove...

Peter B
Bristol, UK
 
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