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Default Push rod tube seals.

What is the best material to have sportster pushrod cover seals made from?
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I don't know if there is a "best" but I think they all are made from rubber, if you are having an issue with the bottom seals leaking this a pretty common problem, to replace you have to remove the rocker covers and pull the push rods, you can pull the plate and try to re seat them, or you could try this:

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Thanks Lone Rider, I've ordered Colony brand rubber one's from EbayUSA.
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Cork for the early style, NBR or Viton for the late style. (If your profile is right, the '71 style would be the cork ones.)
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