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I recently installed the S&S 509 gear drive cam set on my 2002 Deuce (88b). Ever since the new cams have been in i've had a small leak on the rear cyl oozing out from where the push rod covers go into the tappet block. i've taken them off and re seated them and even replaced the rings inside the tappet block, but I still get some oozing and weeping coming out around the top of the block where the push rod cover meets.

Is there anything else any one knows of I can do to stop this?

These are the original push rods, I can't afford the adjustable pushrods right now.

Any help would be appropriated oil leaks annoy me, and I didn't have this leak before the cams went in. and also front cyl is not leaking at all.
 

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Check for any burrs where the O-ring seats. May try a some silicone gasket sealer. Just small amount, don't want it squeezing out inside engine.
 

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Check for any burrs where the O-ring seats. May try a some silicone gasket sealer. Just small amount, don't want it squeezing out inside engine.
I thought about something along those lines jus a dab around the lip of the push rod cover. I took them off and reseated one more time with the new rings...

If that doesnt work i'm going this route. Certainly can't affrd adjustable pushrods right now, and I damn sure dont want to pull the rocker boxes again.
 
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