Originally Posted by davek181
The seal behind the circlip in the picture is the passage for oil to the crankshaft. It is a seal since it mates to the rotating crank. If it is soft and pliable and not torn, it is still usable. Seals are cheap though, and if you are ordering the o-ring anyway....
Funny... I posted my realization of this as you were posting...
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