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  Topic: pulled off the valve cover and found...
BayStYat

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Aug 05, 2020 2:37 pm   Subject: Re: pulled off the valve cover and found...
VW did use stem seals at some point, though they called them "oil deflector rings".

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mukluk

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:31 pm   Subject: Re: pulled off the valve cover and found...
VW did use stem seals at some point, though they called them "oil deflector rings".

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60ragtop

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:29 pm   Subject: Re: pulled off the valve cover and found...
Plenty of info out there on valve stem seals. One of VW's ideas that didn't work. see# 5

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  Topic: Found this in my rocker cover - What is it?
57BLITZ

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:26 pm   Subject: Re: Found this in my rocker cover - What is it?
The remains of a valve-stem seal . . .
look inside the springs and see if any other seals remain on any of the stems . . . if so, you might be able to remove them with a dental pick.
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