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liquidforceb069
07-28-2008, 05:21 PM
When i bought my 89 Prostar with the 351 the guy said that it leaked a little. He said it was something called a rope seal. Which is found underneath the back seat. Well i took the seat out and your suppose to lift the floor up and its suppose to be somewhere around the shaft! For the life of me i can find it. Can anyone help? Thanks...

FHMan1905
07-28-2008, 05:35 PM
it is on the drive shaft in a rubber boot....do a thread search on shaft packing....i am going through the same thing....i am going to replace mine this winter....the "rope seal" is the internal packing...it comes in "ropes"

FHMan1905
07-28-2008, 05:36 PM
search for a thread titled "BIG PROBLEM?" it has some pics of my shaft seal and where it is located and some awesome help...you want it to leak a little

east tx skier
07-28-2008, 05:42 PM
This may help.

www.easttxskier.com/stuffingbox.html