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Old 09-14-2012, 11:44 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by Peregrine View Post
Viton O-rings are the recommended choice, but that's not going to keep the cheap plastic from cracking AROUND the o-ring. That's the problem with these things. Have you ever taken one apart and noticed that the thin seat for the O-ring is what the problem is? Have you? Quit posting up pragmatic comments to earn rep points for Christ's sake...
Pragmatic, really?
You're sure, eh!
Actually, yes it will, as the o-ring has to become effected by the oil and swell to create this issue.
Stop the swelling and you stop the problem!
I am still on the original housing and it looks pretty new!
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