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#21 datzenmike

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 06:33 PM

Is the engine in the vehicle?


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Posted 16 October 2017 - 07:14 PM

Fuck those outdated gaskets!

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Posted 17 October 2017 - 08:02 AM

I could see where cork gaskets still serve its purpose for valve covers..



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Posted 17 October 2017 - 08:54 AM

Fuck those outdated gaskets!

Yep.



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Posted 17 October 2017 - 08:55 AM

I could see where cork gaskets still serve its purpose for valve covers..

Considering you need to remove the valve cover from time to time, I would not use RTV on a valve cover.



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Posted 17 October 2017 - 08:59 AM

Is that stuff good for water and or coolant as well?

Yes, but bulky for that purpose.

 

I also consider the color of the RTV when choosing one for a specific purpose and I don't love the look of RTV squishing out so I will try to match colors. If used on, let's say, an aluminum Datsun L series t-stat housing, I will use Gray RTV.



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Posted 19 October 2017 - 05:33 PM

I found the source of my leak.It is coming from those 2 small o-rings behind the timing cover.My motor is the ka24e.I have change these 2 times already following manufacturers instructions.I am using an aftermarket timing cover made by Dorman.I really think I have a defective cover.Going to get a new one made by ITM anybody got any experience with there products?I found one in the local salvage yard off of a 1997.