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Old 03-01-2012, 03:12 PM   #1
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Default B16 cam seal

i need to replace my cam seal
i have seen that you can just pry off the cap and replace it on the newer civics
can i do that on a b16 or do i have to remove the heagasket to replace it
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The cam seal that's apart of the cam plug is i assume what you mean, not the cam seals behind the cam gears. You cannot pry it out, but no you don't need to remove the hg, why would you?

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You don't have to remove the headgasket..you have to take off the cam rail and cap
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i got mixed up not the headgasket...im saying would i need to remove valve cover gasket to replace the cam plug
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You don't have to remove the headgasket..you have to take off the cam rail and cap
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Yes you'd need to remove the valve cover
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or can i just pry it off like i have seen people do http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kft_rAlFGe4
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Are you listening to anything we are telling you?
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yah its just by the time i right a reply more people answer and then what i right dosent make sense
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so do i need to buy a new valve cover gasket
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