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Old 01-11-2012, 09:59 AM
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Hi I have a 2008 x2 which is new to me, there is water leaking in from the rudder, I assume the seals on the rudder have been worn and need replacing. Can anyone please tell me what kind of rudder box I have and where I can get the seal from? It looks like this...



Ive searched around and read it is an ORing, in which case I guess I could get that from an autoparts store. Ive removed the rudder so far and not had time to have a proper look at where the seal is, I didnt see any ORings, which means im either wrong about the ORings or the previous owner didnt put it back together properly.

I also found this, is this the right kit?

http://www.skidim.com/prodinfo.asp?n...ST1.00-SEALKIT
You won't see the O-rings until you remove the rudder if your model has them on the shaft, itself- they're closer to the top. Your first photo looks like the seal is at the top and will need to be removed. BTW- it doesn't look like anyone has greased it for quite a while, judging by the zerk.

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