[Es2] Rear Main Seal install

Ben Klumper bklumper at mdbworld.com
Fri Sep 9 16:47:53 EDT 2005

You are correct. Flat to the outside.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <n-engelbert at terrans.net>
To: <es2 at audifans.com>
Sent: Friday, September 09, 2005 2:37 PM
Subject: [Es2] Rear Main Seal install

> Got my donor engine back from the machinist a month or so ago, and I just
> started reassembly last night.  My question is:
> What orientation should the rear main seal be installed in?
> There is a flat on one surface, and on the other side it's cupped with a
> spring around the ID of the rubber crank sealing surface.  I'm thinking
> that the flat should go to the outside of the engine, but I want to be
> sure before I proceed.
> The bentley is unclear about this, and the family album drawing isn't too
> clear either.
> Thanks!
> Nathan Engelbert
> 83 UrQ DA900453
> 89 90q
> 91 200q20v donor
> 91 200q20v avant
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